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 'Protection of Environment'

The Yabloko leader will start his election campaign tour around the country from Vladivostok in the Far East

Press Release, 29.07.2021 Photo by depositphotos Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, will start his election campaign tour around the country from the Maritime Territory (the Primorsky Territory) in the Far East. The city he will visit first will be Vladivostok. On July 30, 2021, Rybakov will discuss in Vladivostok the problems of developing small and medium-sized […]

Yabloko demands from the authorities to help Yakutia in extinguishing fires and forget the practices of neglecting putting down forest fires

Statement by the Yabloko party, 22.07.2021 In connection with large-scale forest fires and smoke pollution of settlements in Yakutia, the Yabloko party demands to introduce an emergency regime completely throughout the Republic, and not only in the regional forests (which was done by the decree of the head of Yakutia). We demand from the country’s […]

Yabloko’s Anti-Corruption Policy Centre: the Public Prosecutor General’s Office will check the head of Komi for his inaction in the event of an oil spill

Press Release, 27.05.2021 Photo: Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Uyba. /Photo by Alexei Karnaukhov, head of the Anti-Corruption Policy Centre of the Yabloko party, appealed to the Public Prosecutor General of Russia with a demand to check the legality of actions in the recent event of an oil spill and the ambiguous statements of Vladimir […]

The Tula branch of Yabloko launched the action “From green courtyards to a green city”

Activists planted a linden alley, 15 spruces and larch trees Press Release, 27.04.2021 Photo by the Press Service of the Tula branch of Yabloko On 25 April, activists of the Tula regional branch of Yabloko went to a cleanup action together with residents of one of the houses in the Central District of Tula. They […]

Yabloko honoured the memory of the victims of Chernobyl at the All-Russian action on the anniversary of the disaster

Press Release, 26.04.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov and Ivan Bolshakov. / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On April 24-26, 2021, Yabloko’s Green Russia faction and regional branches of the Yabloko party took part in the traditional All-Russian action dedicated to the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl tragedy.

35 years of the Chernobyl disaster: stop the construction of new nuclear power plants for the sake of life and health of future generations

Statement by the Yabloko Bureau No. 2554 dated 22.04.2021 Published on 26.04.2021 The Chernobyl tragedy made it into human history as one of the largest man-made disasters. Due to the explosion of the 4th power unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of the territory of the former Soviet […]

The Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia called on the government to stop calculating the costs of restoration works according to the standards adopted in the 1980s

Press Release, 26.04.2021 Deputies of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of Karelia Emilia Slabunova and Ivan Gusev turned to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin with a proposal to make the necessary decisions to revise the coefficients for changing the costs of repair and restoration works performed at cultural heritage sites (historical and cultural […]

Activists of the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko held neighbourhood clean-up events

Press Release, 26.04.2021 Photo by the Press Service of the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko On 24 April, members of the Bashkirian branch of Yabloko took part in two environmental clean-ups under the slogans “Green Bashkiria” and “Garden of Memory” in the city of Ufa.

Omsk Yabloko volunteers held a “clean-up the environment” action

Press Release, 26.04.2021 Photo by the Press Service of the Omsk branch of Yabloko   On 24 April, members and supporters of the Omsk branch of Yabloko took part in the clean-up the environment action in the Zelyoniy Ostov (Green Island) park. The Yabloko activists helped caring residents of the city to clean up litter […]

Nikolai Rybakov assessed the “garbage reform” during his visit to Ivanovo

Press Release, 15.04.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov made a working visit to Ivanovo on 13 April, 2021. In Ivanovo Rybakov met with Vladimir Yarchenkov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of OOO “Regional Operator for Handling of Solid Municipal Waste”, and discussed the garbage reform, tariffs, sorting and disposal […]

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov to visit the Ivanovo region

Press Release, 8.04.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 13 April, the Chairman of the Yabloko party, Nikolai Rybakov, will arrive on a working visit to the Ivanovo region. During the visit, the Yabloko leader will meet with representatives of Ivanovo businesses, and discuss the implementation of the federal measures […]

The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko will seek through legal action restoration of the boundaries of the city pine forest

Press Release, 25.03.2021 Photo by Creative Commons Yaroslav Shcherbakov, Chairman of the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko, filed a lawsuit against the Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk Region. Shcherbakov asks the regional court to return the boundaries of the Chelyabinsk urban pine forest and its protective zones to the boundaries it had ​​before 2011. According to […]

Yabloko Chairman conducted the fourth interregional party seminar in Sochi

Press Release, 22.03.2021 The fourth interregional seminar with regional branches of the Yabloko party took place in Sochi on March 20 – 21. Party leader Nikolai Rybakov and Deputy Chairman Ivan Bolshakov discussed with the participants of the seminar the preparations for the State Duma elections, as well as the party’s coalition policy.

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov spoke at the international environmental forum Clean Country

Press Release, 16.03.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov. Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov spoke at the round table “The Influence of Ecology on the Formation of the Political Agenda” which was organised as part of the programme of the international environmental forum Clean Country held in Skolkovo.

Yabloko held an interregional seminar in Yekaterinburg

Press Release, 12.03.2021 On 6-7 March, 2021, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and Deputy Chairman Ivan Bolshakov held seminars with regional headquarters of the party in Yekaterinburg. The participants  of the seminars discussed the party’s coalition policy and the upcoming election campaign to the State Duma. In total, leaders and activists of Yabloko regional branches from […]

Yabloko’s Emilia Slabunova calls the government of Karelia to abandon cutting of the forests around the settlements of the indigenous Vepsian people

Press Release, 11.03.2021 Photo from the official website of the Administration of the Ryboretsky Vepsian rural settlement Emilia Slabunova, deputy of the Legislative Assembly of Karelia and a member of the Yabloko Federal Political Committee, calls the parties of the lease agreement concluded between the timber industry company OOO DOK Kalevala and the Republic of […]

Boris Vishnevsky proposed to create green zones on the vacated areas in the city centre of St. Petersburg

Press Release, 25.02.2021 Photo: creative commons Boris Vishnevsky, head of the Yabloko faction in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, asked Governor Alexander Beglov to give an opinion on the bill prepared by the parliamentarian. The bill envisages that in the event of dismantling of any buildings and structures (which are not historical buildings that […]

Yabloko leaders held seminars on preparation for elections and a party reform

Primaries, selection of candidates, formation of a network of supporters are on the agenda Press Release, 22.02.2020 Photo: Participants of the seminar in Kazan. / Photo by the Yabloko party Press Service On February 20-21, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and Deputy Chair Ivan Bolshakov held seminars in Kazan with regional headquarters. The concept of changes […]

Defenders of the Chelyabinsk pine forest again defended the natural monument in the Court of Appeal

Press Release, 2.02.2021 Photo: The Chelyabinsk city pine forest / Wikimedia Commons The second Court of Appeal once again confirmed that the decision of the regional Legislative Assembly to change the boundaries of the Chelyabinsk pine forest was unlawful. The court, located in St. Petersburg, overturned the decision of the deputies to seize part of […]

The Ryazan branch of Yabloko appealed to the Public Prosecutor’s Office in connection with the officials’ acceptance of non-implemented landscaping works in Kasimov

Press Release, 11.01.2021 The Ryazan branch of the Yabloko party appealed to regional Public Prosecutor Ivan Panchenko in connection with the fact that on December 7, as follows from the documents posted on the Public Procurement Portal, officials signed an acceptance certificate (signed by Vladimir Lusenkov, an employee of the Kasimov city administration) for the […]