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 'Regional and Local Elections'

Three administrative protocols at once drawn up against the Chairman of the Yabloko branch in Novgorod

Press Release, 20.04.2022 Photo: Viktor Shalyakin /Photo from social networks On 20 April, Viktor Shalyakin, a member of the Regional Council of the Novgorod branch of the Yabloko Party and the Chairman of the city branch of the party, got three protocols at once on an administrative offense. This was reported by Anna Cherepanova, the […]

Lyubov Zhiltsova, teacher and a deputy from Yabloko, will be tried in the Pskov region for a photo with a pacifist poster

Press Release, 20.04.2022 Photo: Lyubov Zhiltsova / Photo by   On 25 February, Lyubov Zhiltsova, a deputy of the Palkinsky District Assembly in the Pskov Region from Yabloko, published on her personal page on the VKontakte socail network her photo with a sheet of paper with a slogan “No ** ***”. On 18 April, […]

A criminal case for criticising the authorities filed in Kemerovo against a former Yabloko candidate for the State Duma  

Press Release, 19.04.2022 Photo: Vyacheslav Chernov / Photo from social networks On 18 April, the Investigative Committee of the Kemerovo Region, basing on a report from the deputy head of the regional Centre for Counteracing Extremism, opened a criminal case against Vyacheslav Chernov, a civil activist, entrepreneur, and a candidate for the State Duma from […]

Nikolai Rybakov: “The main purpose of the party’s work today is to stop the bloodshed”.

Press Release, 16.04.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service At the beginning of his speech at the 21st Party Congress, Yabloko Party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov drew the delegates’ attention to a printed replica of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica, which was placed on the wall instead of the traditional banner with Yabloko party symbols. “Today’s fate of […]

Anna Cherepanova, head of the Yabloko branch in the Novgorod region, on by-elections to the Novgord City Duma of 10 April

Anna Cherepanova’s blog post, 13.04.2022 Photo: Anna Cherepanova / Photo by the Yaboko Press Service The key things on the by-elections to the Duma of Novgorod on 10 April:

Yabloko’s Ksenia Cherepanova came second in the by-elections to the Novgorod City Duma

Press Release, 12.04.2022 Photo: Ksenia Cherepanova / Photo from social networks The results of the by-elections for a mandate of the Novgorod City Duma of the sixth convocation in single-mandate constituency No. 3, for which the Novgorod branch of the Yabloko party nominated Ksenia Cherepanova, have been summed up.

The Pskov Yabloko team has identified the leaders of work for the next two years

Press Release, 11.04.2022 A conference of the Pskov regional branch of Yabloko took place on 9 April, 2022. Lev Shlosberg, Chairman of the regional branch reported on behalf of the Regional Council on the work of the Yabloko branch for two years (from April 2020 to April 2022), the report was approved by 14 delegates […]

Yabloko’s Alexander Korovainy will continue to work in the Yeysk District Council

Press Release, 14.02.2022 Photo: Alexander Korovainy /Photo from Alexander Korovayny’s social networks Alexander Korovainy, a member of Yabloko and ex deputy of the Yeisk District Council, was appointed assistant to Alexander Baturints, a current deputy of the Yeisk District Council and a supporter of the party.

Three Yabloko party members were included into the ranking of public activists of the Krasnodar Territory

Press Release, 08.02.2022 Photo: Alexander Biryukov, Alexander Korovainy, and Sofia Pilyukova / Photo from social networks Alexander Korovayny, a former deputy of the Yeisk District Council from the Yabloko party, Alexander Biryukov, a Yabloko member and Deputy Chairman of the North Caucasus Environmental Watch, and Sofia Pilyukova, a public activist and a Yabloko volunteer in […]

The offices of the ex-candidate for the State Duma from Yabloko Oleg Mandrykin were searched

Press Release, 9.02.2022 Photo: Oleg Mandrykin and Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov (left). / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service All the offices of the real estate agency Variant in Severodvinsk, the Arkhangelsk region, headed by Oleg Mandrykin, one of the leaders of the STOP-SHIES coalition [a public movement against organisation of a giant landfill instead […]

Yabloko has decided on the party candidates for by-elections to the Yekaterinburg City Duma

Press Release, 31.01.2022 Photo by the Press Service of the Sverdlovsk Region branch of Yabloko The Sverdlovsk regional branch of the Yabloko party presented candidates who will be nominated by the party for by-elections to the City Duma of Yekaterinburg: Sergei Loskutov, Chairman of the public movement The Green Front, in electoral district No. 2 […]

Oleg Vinogradov expelled from the Yaroslavl branch of Yabloko for imposture and forgery

Press Release, 14.01.2022 Photo: Oleg Vinogradov / Photo by the Press Service of the Yabloko party The Federal Bureau of Yabloko expelled from the party Oleg Vinogradov, former Chairman of the Yaroslavl regional branch of the party. The reason was his falsification of documents of the primary organisations of the branch, as well as imposture […]

Yabloko stands for voter representation and against political monopoly

Statement by the Yabloko Bureau, 14.01.2022 The Bureau of the Yabloko party believes that the campaign to abolish elections on a party list basis, which has unfolded in many cities and regions of Russia in recent years, represents an attempt by the bankrupt ruling party to maintain a political monopoly and secure their fabricated majority.

Teacher and educator Tatyana Pasman will become a deputy of the Pskov City Duma from Yabloko

Press Release, 10.01.2022 Photo: Tatyana Pasman / Photo by the Press Service of the Pskov branch of Yabloko Such a decision was made by the Bureau of the Regional Council of the Pskov branch of Yabloko in connection with the early termination of the powers by Dmitry Permyakov, a Yabloko deputy of the Pskov city […]

The Pskov branch of Yabloko is from now on represented in each territorial electoral commission of the region

Press Release, 8.12.2021 Photo: Ekaterina Novikova, a new member of the territorial electoral commission of the city of Pskov from the Yabloko party The Electoral Commission of the Pskov Region approved all 22 candidates for commission members nominated by the regional branch of the Yabloko party; whereas 13 electoral commission members from Yabloko are appointed […]

Nikolai Rybakov: the persecution of Alexander Korovainy is caused by political motives

Statement by the Yabloko Party Chairman, 8.12.2021 Photo: Alexander Korovainy / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Today, Alexander Korovainy, a Yabloko party member, was deprived of his deputy powers by the decision of the Council of Deputies of the Yeisk District of the Krasnodar Territory, on the basis of a letter from the head […]

The Constitutional Court upheld the application of Yabloko municipal deputies in St.Petersburg to in defending the principle of the change of power

Press Release, 26.11.2021 Photo: Yabloko municipal deputies of Liteiny District, St.Petersburg, and lawyer Alexander Kobrinsky (second from right) / Photo by Petersburg Yabloko The Constitutional Court of the RF upheld the complaint of Yabloko deputies in the St. Petersburg municipality of Liteiny District and called for a revision of the provision of the federal law […]

Negative Selection*

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 27.10.2021 (*Negative selection is a mechanism prioritising and ensuring selection of the worst. See, for example, here) The State Duma elections ended exactly one month ago. We approached these elections in a situation when the system had been consolidated and had started moving definitely and consciously to an aggressive-repressive model of relations with […]

Two million Moscow pensioners will receive an increase to their pension in 2022

Press Release, 20.10.2021 Photo: Vladimir Ryzhkov (centre) before handing the signatures in the Moscow Mayor’s Office The increase in the “Moscow allowance” to pensioners in Moscow [a regional allowance which is decided by regional authorities] was a key point in the electoral programme of Vladimir Ryzhkov, a recently elected Moscow City Duma deputy from Yabloko. […]

A faction of the Yabloko party created in the Petrozavodsk City Council

Press Release, 14.10.2021 Photo: Photo collage by the Yabloko Press Service A faction of the Yabloko party has been created in the Petrozavodsk City Council, Karelia. It includes two deputies from Yabloko: Dmitry Rybakov and Olga Tuzhikova. Dmitry Rybakov became the leader of the faction, he headed the list of the party candidates in the […]