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 'Gender Faction'

Yabloko’s Gender Faction will hold an online discussion of feminists of different generations

Press Release, 7.09.2020 On 15 September 15, an online discussion of participants in the Russian feminist movement will be held under the auspices of the Gender faction of the Yabloko party. The event will begin at 19:00. The topics offered for the discussion are as follows: the situation with gender equality and the conservative U-turn […]

On the International Children’s Day the Tatarstan branch of Yabloko held a picket for the adoption of the law on the prevention of domestic violence

Press Release, 1.06.2020 On 1 June, Marcel Akhmadullin, activist of the Yabloko party, held an action in Kazan demanding that Russia adopt a law on the prevention of domestic violence. Marcel Akhmadullin held a series of single pickets in the centre of Kazan, near the shopping centre Koltso. He stood with placards: “No to domestic […]

Yabloko hosts “Sexist of the Year – 2019” award

Press Release, 3.05.2020 On Tuesday, May 5, the Gender School and the Party University of the Yabloko party will hold a special online presentation of the Runet Award “Sexist of the Year”, established by the For Feminism initiative group. The event will take place at 18:00, MSK.

The Government has supported Yabloko’s programme to fight domestic violence

Press Release, 27.04.2020 The government commission, chaired by Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, recommended that regional authorities provide support to victims of domestic violence. To this end, the commission invites the heads of the interior in the regions to ensure institution of criminal proceedings under Article 116.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation […]

Yabloko proposes a programme of measures to fight domestic violence upsurging during quarantine

Press Release, 23.04.2020 The Yabloko party insists that the government should take immediate measures to prevent the upsurge of domestic violence. Such measures include immediate reaction of the police to reports of violence, provision of a sufficient number of shelters for victims, hotel rooms inclusive, and cancellation of liability for violation of the isolation regime […]

We demand to adopt measures for reduction of domestic violence

Statement by the Yabloko Bureau, 23.04.2020 In the context of the coronavirus pandemic and self-isolation, the number of cases of domestic violence against women, children and the elderly has significantly increased, whereas women are the first to become victims. This applies to all countries, emphasised UN Secretary General António Guterres. In Russia, the situation is […]

Galina Mikhaleva spoke about gender equality at the “Eight Women” film festival

Press Release, 6.03.2020 Galina Mikhaleva, Chairwoman of the Yabloko Party’s Gender Faction, spoke at the round table on gender equality issues with the topic “Socio-Economic Transformation in Russia (1990 – 2020) and the Status of Women”. The round table was held as part of the Sixth International Film Festival “Eight Women” with the support of […]

The Tatarstan branch of Yabloko will hold a round table on domestic violence

Press Release, 29.11.2019 The regional branch of the Yabloko party will hold a round table on prevention of domestic violence in Russia in Kazan on 30 November.

Yabloko supported the action demanding the adoption of a law on domestic violence

Press Release, 26.11.2019 On the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, a mass picket was held in Moscow demanding the adoption of the law on domestic violence. Activists of the Yabloko party, including its Gender fraction, took part in the action. Photo: Kirill Goncharov and Galina Mikhaleva

“Smile and bear it”. The Yabloko branch in Tatarstan organised an action in support of the law on the prevention of domestic violence

Press Release, 25.11.2019 On 25 November, the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, supporters of the Yabloko party held an action in the centre of Kazan, the Republic of Tatarstan, in support of the law on prevention of domestic violence in Russia.

Yabloko’s Gender Faction held a meeting with the Director of the Sisters Centre

Press Release, 14.11.2019 Photo: from left to right Galina Mikhaleva, Nadezhda Zamotayeva and Olga Radayeva On 12 November, Yabloko’s Gender Faction organized a meeting with Nadezhda Zamotayeva, Director of the independent charitable organisation the Sisters Centre. The Centre provides psychological and legal aid to victims of sexual violence and their families.

Yabloko leaders will meet with visitors of the Moscow Book Fair

Press Release, 2.09.2019 The stand of the Yabloko party (R-6) will function at the Moscow International Book Fair which will be held in Pavilion No. 75 of VDNKh exhibition (Exhibition of Economic Achievements) from September 4 through to September 8.

The Sisters Centre engaged in helping victims of sexual violence turns 25

Press Release, 18.04.2019 Yabloko’s friendly non-governmental organisation the Sisters Centre, which is engaged in helping victims of sexual violence, turned 25 years old. For all these years, the unique Sisters Centre was providing professional psychological and legal support to women in difficult situations and conducted seminars and round tables teaching psychologists and lawyers how to […]

The Council of Europe for the first time developed an international legal instrument to fight sexism

Press Release, 3.04.2019 The Gender Faction of the Yabloko party welcomes the recommendation on combatting sexism, which has been just adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. The recommendation notes that states should intensify their fight against sexism in all spheres of life. In response to the recent #MeToo campaign, other […]

Chair of Yabloko Gender Faction Galina Mikhaleva gave a lecture “Fight for Gender Equality as the Task of the Yabloko Party” for St. Petersburg activists

Press Release, 25.03.2019 On 22 March, Galina Mikhaleva, Chair of the Gender Faction of the Yabloko Party, gave a lecture for St.Peterburg activists in the Yabloko office in St. Petersburg. The lecture was devoted to the struggle for gender equality, the history of the Yabloko Gender faction, Yabloko programme provisions for ensuring gender equility, interaction […]

The party and the LGBT movement: a problem alliance. Lecture by Igor Kochetkov

Press Release, 31.01.2019 An interesting and important discussion is unfolding in Yabloko about attitudes in Russia towards discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity, human rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people, same-sex marriages, etc. However, we can observe that mainly personal views on human sexuality, nature, history, and religion are […]

We demand from the President to stop killings of citizens in Chechnya

Yabloko condemns harassment and discrimination of citizens on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity Statement, 15.01.2019 Since late December 2018, persecution of LGBT people has resumed in the Chechen Republic. According to the Russian LGBT Network, about 40 people were detained, two of whom died of torture. For the first time, information about […]

Galina Mikhaleva: Russia needs a law on gender equality

Press release, 12.12.2018 Chair of Yabloko Gender Faction Galina Mikhaleva participated in the All-Russia Civil Forum 2018. She took part in the discussion dedicated to the problems of domestics violence, labour discrimination and sexual harassment.

Yabloko participated in a round table on gender equality organised by the Delegation of the EU to Russia

Press release, 19.11.2018 On 19th November, Yabloko Gender Faction representatives (Galina Mikhaleva, Nikolai Kavkazsky and Irina Zabelina) participated in a round table on gender equality organised by the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation.

Yabloko Gender Faction resumes work in Bashkortostan

Press release, 1.11.2018 Yabloko activists in Bashkortostan decided to resume the work of the Gender Faction in the republic. The design was made during a party meeting on 30 October.