Congresses and Docs

Memorandum of Political Alternative, an updated version of 1.03.2019

Memorandum of Political Alternative

YABLOKO's Ten Key Programme Issues


YABLOKO's Political Platform Adopted by the 15th Congress, June 21, 2008

The 18th Congress of YABLOKO

RUSSIA DEMANDS CHANGES! Electoral Program for 2011 Parliamentary Elections.

Key resolutions by the Congress:

On Stalinism and Bolshevism
Resolution. December 21, 2009

On Anti-Ecological Policies of Russia’s Authorities. Resolution of the 15th congress of the YABLOKO party No 253, December 24, 2009

On the Situation in the Northern Caucasus. Resolution of the 15th congress of the YABLOKO party No 252, December 24, 2009


YABLOKO’s Political Committee: Russian state acts like an irresponsible business corporation conducting anti-environmental policies


Overcoming bolshevism and stalinism as a key factor for Russia¦µ™s transformation in the 21st century


On Russia's Foreign Policies. Political Committee of hte YABLOKO party. Statement, June 26, 2009


On Iran’s Nuclear Problem Resolution by the Political Committee of the YABLOKO party. October 6, 2009


Anti-Crisis Proposals (Housing-Roads-Land) of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO. Handed to President Medvedev by Sergei Mitrokhin on June 11, 2009

Brief Outline of Sergei Mitrokhin’s Report at the State Council meeting. January 22, 2010


Assessment of Russia’s Present Political System and the Principles of Its Development. Brief note for the State Council meeting (January 22, 2010) by Dr.Grigory Yavlinsky, member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee. January 22, 2010


Address of the YABLOKO party to President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. Political Committee of the YABLOKO party. October 9, 2009


The 17th Congress of YABLOKO




The 16th Congress of Yabloko

Photo by Sergei Loktionov

The 12th congress of Yabloko

The 11th congress of Yabloko

The 10th congress of Yabloko

Moscow Yabloko
Yabloko for Students
St. Petersburg Yabloko
Khabarovsk Yabloko
Irkutsk Yabloko
Kaliningrad Yabloko(eng)
Novosibirsk Yabloko
Rostov Yabloko
Yekaterinburg Yabloko
(Sverdlovsk Region)

Krasnoyarsk Yabloko
Ulyanovsk Yabloko
Tomsk Yabloko
Tver Yabloko(eng)
Penza Yabloko
Stavropol Yabloko

Action of Support





Programme by candidate for the post of Russian President Grigory Yavlinsky. Brief Overview

My Truth

Grigory Yavlinsky at Forum 2000, Prague, 2014

YABLOKO-ALDE conference 2014

Grigory Yavlinsky : “If you show the white feather, you will get fascism”

Grigory Yavlinsky: a coup is started by idealists and controlled by rascals

The Road to Good Governance

Risks of Transitions. The Russian Experience

Grigory Yavlinsky on the Russian coup of August 1991

A Male’s Face of Russia’s Politics

Black Sea Palaces of the New Russian Nomenklatura


The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (And How to Avert the Nest One)

by Dr. Grigory Yavlinsky

On the results of the Conference “Migration: International Experience and Russia’s Problems” conducted by the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (the ALDE party)

Moscow, April 6, 2013

International Conference "Youth under Threat of Extremism and Xenophobia. A Liberal Response"
conducted jointly by ELDR and YABLOKO. Moscow, April 21, 2012. Speeches, videos, presentations

What does the opposition want: to win or die heroically?
Moskovsky Komsomolets web-site, July 11, 2012. Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Yulia Kalinina.

Building a Liberal Europe - the ALDE Project

By Sir Graham Watson

Lies and legitimacy
The founder of the Yabloko Party analyses the political situation. Article by Grigory Yavlinsky on radio Svoboda. April 6, 2011

Algorithms for Opposing Gender Discrimination: the International and the Russian Experience

YABLOKO and ELDR joint conference

Moscow, March 12, 2011

Reform or Revolution

by Vladimir Kara-Murza

Is Modernisation in Russia Possible? Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky and Boris Titov by Yury Pronko, "The Real Time" programme, Radio Finam, May 12, 2010

Grigory Yavlinsky's interview to Vladimir Pozner. The First Channel, programme "Pozner", April 20, 2010 (video and transcript)

Overcoming the Totalitarian Past: Foreign Experience and Russian Problems by Galina Mikhaleva. Research Centre for the East European Studies, Bremen, February 2010.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Vote for the people you know, people you can turn for help. Grigory Yavlinsky’s interview to the Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper, October 8, 2009

Grigory Yavlinsky: no discords in the tandem. Grigory Yavlinsky’s interview to the Radio Liberty
September 22, 2009

A Credit for Half a Century. Interview with Grigory Yavlinsky by Natalia Bekhtereva, Radio Russia, June 15, 2009

Sergei Mitrokhin's Speech at the meeting with US Preseident Barack Obama. Key Notes, Moscow, July 7, 2009

Mitrokhin proposed a visa-free regime between Russia and EU at the European liberal leaders meeting
June 18, 2009

by Grigory Yavlinsky

European Union chooses Grigory Yavlinsky!
Your vote counts!

Reforms that corrupted Russia
By Grigory Yavlinsky, Financial Times (UK), September 3, 2003

Grigory Yavlinsky: "It is impossible to create a real opposition in Russia today."
Moskovsky Komsomolets, September 2, 2003

Alexei Arbatov: What Should We Do About Chechnya?
Interview with Alexei Arbatov by Mikhail Falaleev
Komsomolskaya Pravda, November 9, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky: Our State Does Not Need People
Novaya Gazeta,
No. 54, July 29, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky: The Door to Europe is in Washington
Obschaya Gazeta, May 16, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky's speech.
March 11, 2002

Grigory Yavlinsky's Lecture at the Nobel Institute
Oslo, May 30, 2000



Yabloko: Liberals in Russia

By Alexander Shishlov, July 6, 2009

Position on Some Important Strategic Issues of Russian-American Relations

Moscow, July 7, 2009

The Embrace of Stalinism

By Arseny Roginsky, 16 December 2008

Nuclear Umbrellas and the Need for Understanding: IC Interview With Ambassador Lukin
September 25, 1997

Would the West’s Billions Pay Off?
Los Angeles Times
By Grigory Yavlinsky and Graham Allison
June 3, 1991

Archive for March, 2024

Yabloko has launched a telephone hotline on election violations

Press Release, 15.03.2024 The party is not participating in the elections on 15-17 March, but it is still important for us to continue supporting Yabloko members in electoral commissions and voters, and provide them assistance. For this purpose, Yabloko has launched a telephone hotline on voting days, tel: 8 800 777 8725.

Yabloko representatives in the electoral commissions of St. Petersburg were handed summonses to the military commissariats

Deputy Boris Vishnevsky addressed head of the Central Electoral Commission Ella Pamfilova. Press Release, 13.03.2024 Photo: head of Central Electoral Commission Ella Pamfilova / Photo by Yevgeny Razumny, Kommersant On 11 March, Andrei Yegorov, a member of St.Petersburg Territorial Electoral Commission No. 29 from the Yabloko party, received a call from the electoral commission secretary […]

On the position of the Yabloko party regarding 2024 Russian presidential election

Decision by the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, adopted on 11.03.2024, published on 12.03.2024 Photo by Anatoly Zhdanov, Kommersant The situation in the country during the current election campaign is radically different from all previous elections. Restrictions on the rights of citizens characteristic of a martial law have been virtually introduced. Political censorship in the […]

Yabloko will host a lecture by Vladimir Buldakov on the new economic policy of 1921 – 1926 as a path to dictatorship

Press Release, 11.03.2024 On 25 March, the Yabloko Party University will host a lecture  on the New Economic Policy (NEP) in the USSR in 1921 – 1926 as a path to dictatorship. The lecturer is Vladimir Buldakov, Doctor of Historical Sciences and chief researcher at the Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of […]

The Presidential Administration responded to Boris Vishnevsky’s appeal about the end of mobilisation

Press Release, 05.03.2024 Photo by Alexander Koryakov, Kommersant Dismissal from service of those mobilised “is possible in accordance with the current legislation, as well as after the cessation of the circumstances that served as the basis for the conscription of citizens for military service”.

Yabloko and the ChelovekPrav group call on deputies and senators to disclose their income declarations. The collection of signatures for the petition is open

Press Release, 05.03.2024 Photo by Chairman of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov, Director of the Yabloko Anti-Corruption Policy Centre Alexei Karnaukhov and the initiative group ChelovekPrav call on deputies of the State Duma, members of the Federation Council, as well as regional and municipal deputies to disclose their income and property declarations for 2023 […]

Anna Cherepanova asks the Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Federal Penitentiary Service and the Commissioner for Human Rights to check reports on violations in women’s colonies

Press Release 7.03.2024 Photo: Prisoners in Women’s Penal Colony No. 6 of the Federal Penitentiary Service in the Altai Territory / Photo by Andrei Lukovsky, Kommersant Anna Cherepanova, Deputy Chair of the Yabloko party and deputy of the Novgorod City Duma, sent complaints to the Public Prosecutor General’s Office, the leadership of the Federal Penitentiary […]

Yabloko is organising an online auction of paintings by St. Petersburg artist Yelena Osipova

Press Release, 6.03.2024 Photo: Detention of Yelena Osipova at one of the protests in St. Petersburg / Photo by Yelena Lukyanova, Novaya Gazeta An online auction of paintings by the famous St. Petersburg artist Yelena Osipova will be held in central office of the Yabloko party in Moscow. All proceeds from the sale will go […]

Yabloko to host the “Live Forever” theatre piece by the Moscow independent theatre Baggage

Press Release 5.03.2024 On 11 March, the Yabloko party Moscow office will host the “Live Forever” theatre piece. The key idea of the play is as follows: one must remain human always and in any conditions and trials. The play is staged by the Moscow independent theatre Baggage. The production is based on one of […]

Yabloko supporter Svetlana Marina was found guilty of repeated discrediting of the army and sentenced to forced labour

Press Release, 1.03.2024 Based on the publications in the Telegram channel of the Kirov branch of Yabloko Photo: Svetlana Marina / Photo by the Kirov branch of Yabloko Today, on 1 March, the Pervomaysky District Court of Kirov found Yabloko supporter Svetlana Marina guilty under the article of repeated discrediting of the Armed Forces of […]

A court in Tatarstan fined Ruslan Zinatullin, Chairman of the Tatarstan Yabloko, 25,000 roubles for a single picket demanding that the body of Alexei Navalny be given to his relatives

Press Release, 26.02.2024 Based on the publications in the Telegram channel of the Yabloko branch in Tatarstan Photo: Ruslan Zinatullin / A screenshot from the video made by the Yabloko branch in Tatarstan The Vakhitovsky District Court of Kazan fined Ruslan Zinatullin 25,000 roubles under Article 20.2 part 2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses […]

Yabloko to host a launch of a new collection of women’s prose “Memory. The Feminine Gender”

Press Release, 3.03. 2024 On 5 March, the Moscow office of the Yabloko party will launch a new collection of women’s prose “Memory. The Feminine Gender”. The book includes the best short stories submitted to the competition of the Union of Russian Writers “New Amazons – 2023”. The Presenters will be the First Secretary of […]