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 'Activities'

On Victory Day, Yabloko leaders and activists honoured the memory of those who died in the Second World War

Press Release, 9.05.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko leaders and activists honoured the memory of those who died in the Second World War at the Preobrazhensky cemetery in Moscow. They laid flowers and a wreath at the War Memorial. The solemn and mourning ceremony was attended by Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, Grigory Yavlinsky, […]

The Yabloko delegation laid flowers to the victims of the Second World War at the Piskarevskoye cemetery in St.Petersburg

Press Release, 8.05.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 8 May, on the eve of Victory Day, the Yabloko Chair Nikolai Rybakov and the party delegation laid flowers and wreaths at the memorial to the victims of the siege of Leningrad at the Piskarevskoye Memorial Cemetery in St. Petersburg. “The Piskarevskoye cemetery is a […]

“The war must not happen again – this is our responsibility.” Yabloko leaders laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Press Release, 7.05.2021 Leaders and activists of the Yabloko party laid a wreath and flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall in Moscow in memory of those who died in the Second World War. The ceremony was attended by Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, Grigory Yavlinsky, Yabloko founder and Chairman of […]

The action in memory of the defenders of the White House who died in August 1991 will be held by the Moscow Yabloko

Press Release, 19.08.2020 On Saturday, August 22, activists and leaders of the Moscow branch of Yabloko will lay flowers at the monument to the defenders of the democratic Russia during the failed coup d’etat of August 19-21, 1991. The action will start at 14:00. Yabloko activists  will honour the memory of the heroes of the […]

Yabloko invited governors to redirect funds allocated to campaign for Vladimir Putin’s amendments to the Constitution to healthcare

Press Release, 7.04.2020  Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sent an appeal to the heads of several Russian regions. He called for redirection of funds allocated to the regional budgets for campaigning on the all-Russian voting on constitutional amendments to the needs of healthcare and aid to citizens in a difficult situation.

The Omsk branch of Yabloko held a conference and elected its Chair

Press Release, 31.03.2020 On March 29, the Omsk regional branch of the Yabloko party held the reporting and election conference. The Omsk Yabloko activists elected the governing bodies of the branch for the next two years. The current Chair Tatyana Nagibina was unanimously elected Chair of the Omsk branch of Yabloko.

Ksenia Sverdlova elected Chair of the Saratov branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 30.03.2020 Photo: Ksenia Sverdlova On 28 March, delegates of the 22nd Extraordinary Conference of the Saratov branch of Yabloko elected a new Chair of the regional branch. According to the results of the secret ballot, Ksenia Sverdlova was elected to the post. Ilya Kozlyakov and Fedor Demyanchuk were elected Vice-Chairmen.

Yabloko opens its regional branch in the Jewish Autonomous Region

This is the 79th regional branch of the party. Press Release, 30.03.2020 On 27 March, the Yabloko Bureau voted for the opening of a regional party branch in the Jewish Autonomous Region. Ten residents of the region were admitted to the party and registered as party members in the region. Now the General Meeting of […]

The Altai branch of Yabloko creates a volunteer movement to help the elderly during the coronavirus quarantine

Press Release, 23.03.2020 The Altai branch of Yabloko creates a volunteer movement to help the elderly during the coronavirus quarantine. Activists of the branch published a statement on recruiting volunteers to take care and provide help to elderly people.  According to the regional branch of Yabloko, “in order to limit the contacts of elderly people […]

Conference of the Novgorod branch of Yabloko elected Chairperson and Regional Council of the branch

Press Release, 3.06.2019 On 1 June, 1, the Novgorod branch of Yabloko held a conference. The conference delegates re-elected Anna Cherepanova as Chairperson of the Novgorod branch, and Alexei Sabelsky and Oksana Sergeyeva as Vice-Chairs.

Yabloko mark 25 years in action

ALDE, 17.12.2018 Yabloko, ALDE Party member party in Russia, held its Federal Council from 15-16 December in Moscow with more than 150 representatives of all the regional party branches gathering to discuss the situation in Russia as well as the ongoing reform of the party.

The Federal Council of Yabloko spoke in favour of a large-scale reform of the party

Press Release, 16.12.2018 Yabloko will respond to the present challenges and threats with a large-scale modernisation of the party which envisages broadening the party membership and will be  based on Yabloko’s social-liberal values, political, moral and intellectual protest against the political system of lies and imitation formed by Vladimir Putin. This decision was made by […]

Emilia Slabunova: Our goal is to enter the parliament in 2021

The politician named the main aspects of the party reform Press release, 15.12.2018 The aim of the Yabloko party is to enter the parliament in 2021 – this what Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, has stated at the Federal Council meeting earlier today. Representatives of the 77 party branches gathered in Moscow to discuss the reform […]

Yabloko to honour the memory of the victims of the Second World War

Memorable actions will be held on the 4th and 9th of May Press Release, 27.04.2017 On 4 May, the leaders and activists of the Yabloko party will lay wreaths and flowers to the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden by the Kremlin wall. The participants will gather by […]

Grigory Yavlinsky proposed to nominate Sergei Mitrokhin candidate for Moscow Mayor in 2018

Kommersant, 16.05.2016 Chair of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky proposed to nominate Sergei Mitrokhin, Chair of Moscow YABLOKO, candidate for Moscow Mayor at the elections of 2018. “I think that in 2018, when the elections take place, YABLOKO will participate in them. And we will have a tandem between the candidates – presidential and […]

Alexei Arbatov’s anniversary

Congratulations, 17.01.2016 On 17 January, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee Alexai Arbatov celebrated his 65 birthday. YABLOKO Chair Emilia Slabunova and Chair of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky congratulated him.

Liberals from Russia and Europe to discuss the conservative trend in politics and public life

Press Release, 10.10.2014 International Conference “Liberal Values Versus a Conservative Trend in Politics and Public Life in Europe” organized by the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and the YABLOKO party will take place in Moscow on October 11. YABLOKO is a full member of ALDE. Where will the growing conservative trends in Russia […]

YABLOKO’s initiative not to name a Moscow metro station after a Bolshevik’s executioner got support

Press Release, 25/09/2013 The Moscow authorities supported the initiative of the YABLOKO party and renamed the new metro station formerly named “Ulitsa Dybenko” (Dybenko Street, named after Bolshevik’s executioner Pavel Dybenko) in Hovrino proposed by YABLOKO. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin informed the public about renaming of the metro station at the Moscow government meeting on […]

Mitrokhin: problems of mothers on hunger strike should be solved on the federal level

Press Release, September 24, 2013 YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin gave an address of the mothers of many children, who started a hunger strike in the Volgograd Region, to Ombudsman Vladinir Lukin.

YABLOKO didn’t allow United Russia’s deputies to buy the new cars

The Listok newspaper, July 26, 2013 On July 17, 2013, YABLOKO’s Chair Sergei Mitrokhin made a complaint to the Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service in the Altay Republic about the attempt of the State Assembly of the Altai Republic – El Kurultai – to buy three cars for their needs via a tender. They […]