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 'YABLOKO for Nuclear Safety'

Nikolai Rybakov: “It is necessary to introduce a ban on the destruction of green areas in the cities by the authorities”

Nikolai Rybakov’s Facebook page, 29.08.2021 Photo: Nikolai Rybakov with Yabloko candidates in the Arkhangelsk region Oleg Mandrykin and Oksana Vladyka at the radioactive waste storage facility in Severodvinsk In one day we managed to visit two cities of the Arkhangelsk region – Severodvinsk and Arkhangelsk. In Severodvinsk, we checked the indicators of water pollution in […]

Yabloko leader to visit Arkhangelsk and Severodvinsk

Press Release, 27.08.2021 Photo by user @Ilin_Roman On 28 August, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov, will visit Arkhangelsk and Severodvinsk within the framework of his election tour in Russia.

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 […]

Nikolai Rybakov visited Neftekamsk

The head of Yabloko discussed environmental issues with local residents and party candidates for September elections Press Release, 20.08.2020 On Thursday, August 20, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov paid a visit to the city of Neftekamsk, the Republic of Bashkortostan.

Yabloko demanded resignation of the heads of the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage, as well as the Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory for the accident in Norilsk

Press Release, 4.06.2020 Chairman of the Yabloko party Nikolai Rybakov called on the Russian authorities to dismiss all those responsible for concealing information about the accident in Norilsk, as well as make systemic changes in the field of environmental protection. “We consider it necessary to dismiss Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory Alexander Uss, head of […]

The disaster in Norilsk; the unlearned lessons of Chernobyl

We demand resignation of those responsible for concealing information and introduce systemic changes in the field of environmental protection Statement by the Yabloko party, 4.06.2020 The large-scale disaster which happened with the spill of oil products at Thermal Power Plant No 3 of the city of Norilsk on May 29 demonstrates the fragility and inefficiency […]

Albert Khusainov: Chernobyl and coronavirus. What is in common?

Albert Khusainov blog post, 27.04.2020 We are commemorating a tragic event – the Chernobyl disaster. The day of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on April 26 is now the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Radiation Accidents and Disasters. This year, members of the Yabloko party in Bashkiria will not […]

Yabloko held an all-Russia action in memory of the victims of the Chernobyl tragedy

Press Release, 26.04.2018 n 26 April, turns 33 years since one of the largest disasters in the history of the nuclear industry – the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. About 400 million people worldwide were exposed to radiation. According to experts, up to 830,000 people were directly or indirectly involved in liquidation of […]

Yabloko will launch a rally in memory of the Chernobyl tragedy in Moscow and the regions

Press Release, 25.04.2019 On 26 April, turns 33 years since one of the largest disasters in the history of the nuclear industry – the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. About 400 million people worldwide were exposed to radiation. According to experts, up to 830,000 people were directly or indirectly involved in liquidation of […]

Grigory Yavlinsky visited the Krasnoyarsk Territory

The presidential candidate met with residents of Krasnoyarsk and Zheleznogorsk Press Release, 20.02.2018 On 19 February, presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky visited the Krasnoyarsk Territory. The first half of the day he spent in the city of Zheleznogorsk, where he met with the team of city electric networks company and the head of the city administration. […]

Yabloko calls authorities to determine the source and cause of ruthenium emissions in Chelyabinsk Region

Press release, 24.11.2017 The Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko considers the emissions of radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 at the nuclear facility Mayak in Ozersk a radiation accident and calls [the authorities] to determine the sight of the accident and determine its causes.

The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Congratulations from Nikolai Rybakov, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko and environmentalist 06.10.2017   According to the news agency Meduza, the Nobel Peace Prize 2017 has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for “drawing attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons”. The Nobel Committee also noted that […]

YABLOKO beats an alarm due to the launch of a nuclear power reactor in the centre of St.Petersburg

Press release, 25.01.2017 Mikhail Amosov, leader of the St. Petersburg YABLOKO and MP in the Legislative Assembly of St.Petersburg, demands from the authorities either to confirm or refute the information on their plans to launch a nuclear power reactor in the city centre. Amosov sent a corresponding inquiry to Alexei Likhachev, Director of the State […]

Alexei Yablokov, Chair of the party’s Green Russia Faction, awarded the Bruno Schubert Prize for environmental protection

Press Release, 25.10.2016 Alexei Yablokov, Chair of the party’s Green Russia Faction, was awarded a prestigious German prize for environmental protection and fight against the risks connected with the development of the nuclear energy sector – the Bruno Schubert Prize.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Once again we are facing the Chernobyl threat

Grigory Yavlinsky web-site, 26.04.2016 Today marks 30 years since the Chernobyl tragedy, which in many aspects has been still going on.

Moscow YABLOKO opposes the cut of children allowances for Chernobyl victims’ families

Press release, 25.04.2016 On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Moscow YABLOKO conducted a rally against the cut of children allowance for the Chernobyl victims’ families. The actions of protest were held by YABLOKO in Moscow and other cities of Russia.

Alexei Yablokov: Chernobyl is still beside us

Press release, 22.04.2016 The consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant are noticeable even 30 years after, Adviser in the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of YABLOKO’s Green Russia faction Alexei Yablokov says. Today he has launched his book “Chernobyl: Сonsequences of the Disaster for People and Nature” at Interfax.

YABLOKO conducted picketing outside Russian Atomic Energy Agency on anniversary of Chornobyl disaster

Press release, 28.04.2015 On April 27 YABLOKO’s activists conducted the annual picketing outside the Russian Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) in memory of the Chernobyl disaster which took place on April 26, 1986.

YABLOKO activist in Vldikavkaz conducted picketing in memory of Chernobyl tragedy

Press release, 27.04.2015 YABLOKO activist Alan Alikov conducted one-person picketing to commemorate the memory of the Chernobyl tragedy victims. The picket took place in Vladikavkaz, the Republic of North Ossetia.