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 'Topics of the day'

Nemtsov was casualty of a wider war

Financial Times, Grigory Yavlinsky, 01.03.2015 The EU must develop a strategy of integrating the former USSR, writes Grigory Yavlinsky Boris Nemtsov’s murder, which has shocked Russia, is the result of the war that has been under way for the past year. The war’s location is far broader than the area of military operations in east […]

Russia is creating a zone of instability around its borders

Article by Grigory Yavlinsky, Vedomosti, 27 February 2014 The bloody confrontation in Ukraine resulting in the death of numerous people is a major tragedy, which also affects Russia. We share in the concern and pain over these developments. A significant number of problems that led to the current situation are also our shared problems. Some […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the Russian coup of August 1991

Svoimi Glazami (Eyewitness) programme, Ekho Moskvi radio station, 22.08.2013 Today’s Vladimir Putin and his colleagues think about the people exactly in the same way as the Emergency Committee thought. The only difference lies in the fact that today people do not have that alternative, which was there then, today they have a lot more money, […]

The Supreme Court refused to reverse the sentence for political prisoner Maxim Petlin

Press Release, August 9, 2013 Sergei Kolosovsky, lawyer of the Sverdlovsk Region YABLOKO leader Maxim Petlin, intends to appeal today’s decision of the Supreme Court to uphold the verdict for Maxim Petlin on the so-called “bribe case” launched against Petlin in the cause of his anti-corruption activities in the region. The Supreme Court has partially […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on the reform of the Academy of Sciences

Statement by member of YABLOKO’s Political Committee July 4, 2013 The attempt to force the reform of the Academy of Sciences is another striking example of the government’s complete disrespect for the citizens and an insurmountable rift between the state and society.

“The hits were professional”

Sergei Mitrokhin about the violent eviction of the “For Human Rights” movement, June 22, 2013 On the night of June 22, OMON (the riot police) and private security guards moped up the office of the “For Human Rights” movement in the centre of Moscow. The reason for the eviction of the human rights organisation […]

Sergei Mitrokhin tries to stop the eviction of the “For the Human Rights” movement

Press Release, June 21, 2013 Upd 22:10 Police is holding Sergei Mitrokhin, Lev Ponomaryov, MP Iliya Ponomaryov and a representative of Russia’s Ombudsman in the office. YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin has arrived to the office of the “For Human Rights” movement (Maliy Kislovsky lane 7, Moscow). Despite the fact that the entrance to the building […]

Sergei Mitrokhin against the bloc of Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin and oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov

Alexei Melnikov’s blog, June 3, 2013 In connection with the assumptions that the elections of the Moscow Mayor may be held in September 2013, brainwashing of the residents of Moscow that there is no alternative to Sergei Sobyanin at the mayoral elections has already begun. And if there may be an alternative, then it is […]

Reprisals instead of support

Statement by the YABLOKO party on reprisals against the Levada Centre The Levada Centre is listed among the organisations forced to register as “foreign agents” after prosecutors’ audits. The admonition came from the Savelovskiy District Public Prosecutor’s Office. Analytical article and sociological surveys of one of the most respected Russian research centres were considered as […]

Sergei Mitrokhin: nominating Gennadi Gudkov Governor of the Moscow Region marks the launch of the strategy towards a broad union of democratic forces

 Press Release   The Regional Council of the Moscow Region branch of YABLOKO recommended to the YABLOKO conference to nominate Gennady Gudkov, an oppositional politician, ex MP and ex member of the Just Russia party, for Governor of the Moscow Region. Tonight Gennady Gudkov spoke at the Regional Council meeting and answered the questions from […]

A rally in protection of small business

On May 26, the Russian Entrepreneur’s Day, YABLOKO will conduct a rally in protection of small business. The part has already applied for a permission for the action to the Moscow Mayor’s Office. Entrepreneurs from Moscow, Samara and Tver will participate in the action. Preliminary it is planned that the rally should take place in […]