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 'Economy'

The situation and prospects of political struggle in Russia in 2021

Decision No 147 by the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, adopted on 14.10.2021, published on 18.10.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The Political Committee of the Russian United Democratic Party Yabloko believes that the assessments, forecasts and fears expressed in the article “No to Putinism and Populism” and the decision by the Political Committee […]

Journalists from Vidsboku elected municipal deputies from Yabloko

Press Release, 21.09.2021 Photo: Maria Rakcheyeva and Konstantin Smirnov / Photo by Vidsboku According to the results of the elections, Konstantin Smirnov, Chairman of the Ryazan branch of the Yabloko party and the editor-in-chief of Vidsboku, was re-elected as a deputy of the Dubrovichy rural settlement of the Ryazan region for a second term. The […]

 “The new State Duma represents an alliance of United Russia and the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.” Yabloko leaders summed up the election outcome

Press Release, 20.09.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov (in the centre) / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 20 September, Yabloko held a press conference in the party headquarters in Moscow. Yabloko leaders summed up the results of the elections to the State Duma.

The Yabloko Party presented 100 solutions to overcome corruption in Russia

Press Release, 15.09.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 15 September, the Yabloko party presented its anti-corruption programme, consisting of 100 items. Yabloko believes that corruption should be viewed as a violation of human rights. The presentation was attended by the leader of Yabloko Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of the party Ivan Bolshakov, Yabloko […]

Vladimir Ryzhkov submitted 5,000 signatures to the Mayor’s Office for the increase of pensions in Moscow

Press Release, 15.09.2021 Photo by the Press Service of the Moscow branch of Yabloko On 14 September, Vladimir Ryzhkov handed over to the Moscow Government more than 5,000 signatures of Muscovites in support of his initiative to increase the “Moscow budget increment” to pensions to 10,000 roubles. For a month Vladimir Ryzhkov has been collecting […]

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov: the development of startups implies freedom

Press Release, 9.09.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 9 September, Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov met with young entrepreneurs in Moscow. The theme of the event was “Startups. Hope for the Future”. The speakers were Efim Kolodkin, the founder and CEO of the Uprising Agency (the web design and development agency) and the startup […]

Nikolai Rybakov: “The garbage reform has become an open support for the current garbage mafia”

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 8.09.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service We began the working day together with Tatyana Levchenko, Chair of the Tomsk branch of Yabloko, and Vasily Yeryomin, head of the Yabloko faction in the Duma of the city of Tomsk, and activists and volunteers of the party.

The Yabloko faction in the State Duma will give up parliamentary privileges and send 75% of the salaries to charity

Press Release, 7.09.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov. / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The future deputies from the Yabloko party in the new convocation of the State Duma will give up all their privileges and transfer over 75% of their salaries to orphanages and charitable foundations. This was stated by Nikolai Rybakov, Yabloko Chairman and […]

Nikolai Rybakov: the Art Kvadrat space in Ufa is a good example of preservation of historical buildings”

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 6.09.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service We started our working day in Ufa together with Albert Khusainov, Chairman of the Yabloko branch in Bashkiria, and Kristina Abramicheva, Yabloko candidate for the State Duma, a public figure, a curator of exhibitions and one of the leaders of the Yabloko branch in […]

Nikolai Rybakov in Voronezh: on charitable foundations, helping the homeless and preservation of historical buildings

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 01.09.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov at the DobroSvet charitable foundation for helping children We spent the day in Voronezh together with Tatyana Shkred, Chair of the regional branch of the party, candidate for elections Alexander Strelnikov and the team of the Voronezh branch of Yabloko.

Violations during the purchase of a gas supply project in Chebarkul discovered due to the appeal of the Chairman of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko

Press Release, 1.09.2021 Photo: Yaroslav Shcherbakov / Photo from personal archive of Yaroslav Shcherbakov As a result of an unscheduled inspection initiated by Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Chairman of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko, the administration of the city of Chebarkul in the Chelyabinsk region discovered violations by the housing and utilities services department when purchasing a […]

Yabloko leader demanded from the Nizhny Novgorod Governor to allocate 1 billion roubles to fight the pandemic

Press Release, 27.08.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov in Nizhny Novgorod Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will send an official letter to Gleb Nikitin, Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region, demanding to allocate 1 billion roubles from the regional budget and provide support to the region’s healthcare. The address of the head of the Yabloko party to the […]

Nikolai Rybakov proposed to introduce a unified environmental standard for resort cities

Press Release, 21.08.2021 On 21 August, Nikolai Rybakov visited Taganrog, the Rostov-on-Don Region, within the framework of his election tour and proposed to introduce a single environmental standard for resort cities. A single environmental standard should include the following:

Nikolai Rybakov demanded that the Governor of the Leningrad Region reallocate 800 million roubles to fight the pandemic

Press Release, 14.08.2021 Photo: Governor Alexander Drozdenko / Photo by Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov is going to send an official letter to Alexander Drozdenko, Governor of the Leningrad Region, with a demand to reallocate funds in the regional budget so that to support the regional healthcare. Nikolai Rybakov’s letter runs that the maintenance of […]

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov to visit the cities of the Leningrad Region as part of his election tour

Press Release, 12.08.2021 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov will visit four cities of the Leningrad Region on 14 August, 2021, within the framework of his election tour. The first city of the visit will be Vyborg. Here the party leader will meet with local residents  and also discuss with them the problem of sewage flowing into […]

Nikolai Rybakov: the final working day in Eastern Siberia

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 10.08.2021 BURYATIA, THE IRKUTSK REGION The shore of Lake Baikal Yesterday was my final working day in Eastern Siberia. Photo by the Yabloko Press Service When I was going to Lake Baikal, I was convinced that the situation with the garbage on the shore had changed and garbage was no longer […]

Nikolay Rybakov in Krasnoyarsk: about the “black sky”, the problems of the Yenisei and the underfunding of medicine

Today’s working day is in Krasnoyarsk. Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 6.08.2021 The nature of the region starts brining you joy already on the approach to the Dmitry Hvorostovsky airport. Endless taiga, hills, and the great Yenisei river. At the same time, it is hard to breathe in Krasnoyarsk – because of the large number of […]

The leader of Yabloko demanded that the Krasnoyarsk Governor redistribute 1 billion roubles of the regional budget to fight the pandemic

Press Release, 6.08.2021 Photo: Governor Alexander Uss is taken temperature. / Photo from the official web-site of the Krasnoyarsk Territory Nikolai Rybakov, the leader of the Yabloko party candidates list in the elections to the State Duma, demanded that the governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, Alexander Uss, redistribute the regional budget and provide support to […]

Nikolay Rybakov visited Novosibirsk within the framework of his election tour

Yabloko leader met with residents, the Governor, and visited a waste sorting plant and an animal shelter Press Release, 4.08.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov and residents of Novosibirsk / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Nikolai Rybakov, Сhairman of the Yabloko party, visited Novosibirsk within the framework of his election tour to the Russian regions. Rybakov […]

Nikolai Rybakov visited eight towns of the Maritime Territory in the Far East

Press Release, 3.08.2021 Photo: Sergei Poltorak, Marina Zheleznyakova and Nikolay Rybakov From 30 July to 1 August, Yabloko party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov visited eight towns of the Maritime (Primorsky) Territory: Artyom, Bolshoy Kamen, Fokino, Nakhodka, Partizansk, Arsenyev, Ussuriysk, as well as the village of Shkotovo. Marina Zheleznyakova, who tops the regional list of candidates of […]