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 'Greetings'

Chairman of the Kabardino-Balkarian branch of Yabloko turns 70! Yabloko congratulates Khakim Kuchmezov on his anniversary

Congratulations, 18.07.2022 Photo: Khakim Kuchmezov / Photo by the Yaboko Press Service On 18 July, Khakim Kuchmezov, Chairman of the Kabardino-Balkarian branch of Yabloko, turns 70. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Ryabakov congratulates Khakim Kuchmezov on his anniversary.

Well-known environmental expert and human rights defender turns 70! Congratulations to Alexander Nikitin on his anniversary

Congratulations, 16.05.2022 Photo from Alexander Nikitin’s personal archive The 16 of May marks the 70th anniversary of Alexander Konstantinovich Nikitin, Chairman of the Board of the Bellona Environmental Human Rights Centre and Deputy Chairman of the Green Russia Faction of the Yabloko party. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates Alexander Nikitin on his anniversary.

“A politician who has been always putting values ​​and principles above political gain”. Grigory Yavlinsky turns 70!

10.04.2022   April 10 marks the 70th anniversary of Grigory Yavlinsky, the founder of Yabloko, and head of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates Grigory Yavlinsky on his anniversary on behalf of all Yabloko members:

Being Grigory Yavlinsky

To the anniversary of Grigory Yavlinsky 10.04.2022 Grigory Yavlinsky, the founder of Yabloko, is celebrating his 70th birthday today. Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, former Deputy Prime Minister of the USSR, MP of the State Duma and the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, Grigory Yavlinsky remains a figure standing out among all the other in […]

The personification of intelligentsia and fidelity to principles. Boris Moiseyev turns 80!

31.03.2022 Photo: Boris Moiseyev / Photo by the Yabloko Party Press Service March 31 marks the 80th birthday of Boris Alexandrovich Moiseyev, deputy of the State Duma of the second convocation and permanent Chairman of the Yabloko Party Commission. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and head of the Yabloko Federal Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky congratulate Boris […]

Yabloko’s Viktor Sheinis turns 91!

Congratulations from Nikolai Rybakov, 16.02.2022 On 16 February, Viktor Leonidovich Sheinis, a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, turns 91. Party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates Viktor Sheinis on his birthday:

Inner freedom and unparalleled courage. Dmitry Muratov turns 60!

Congratulations from Grigory Yavlinsky, 30.10.2021 Photo: Dmitry Muratov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Dmitry Muratov, Editor-in-Chief of Novaya Gazeta, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and a member of the Yabloko party, turns 60 on 30 October. Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Yabloko Federal Political Committee, congratulates Dmitry Muratov on the anniversary:

Yabloko member Dmitry Muratov is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize! Congratulations from the Yabloko party leaders

Press Release, 8.10.2021 Photo: Dmitry Muratov at the opening of the Public Support Headquarters for presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky during presidential election campaign in 2018 / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Yabloko leaders Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky congratulated Dmitry Muratov, a Yabloko party member and Editor-in-Chief of Novaya Gazeta, on being awarded the […]

“A strong will and political talent”. Vladimir Ryzhkov turns 55

3.09.2021 Photo: Vladimir Ryzhkov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 3 September, Vladimir Ryzhkov, an independent politician, Professor the Higher School of Economics and Yabloko candidate for the State Duma, turns 55. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates Vladimir Ryzhkov on his birthday.

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulated the residents of Ingushetia on the Republic Day

Congratulations from the Yabloko party Chairman, 4.06.2021 Dear residents of Ingushetia, I would like to send you our greetings on the 29th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Ingushetia and wish prosperity to your Republic and its people. During the years of ordeals, showing wisdom and strong will, the residents of Ingushetia fought […]

Birthday greetings to Grigory Yavlinsky

Congratulations from Nikolai Rybakov and Alexei Arbatov, 10.04.2021 On 10 April, the Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko Party Grigory Yavlinsky celebrates his birthday. Yabloko party chairman Nikolai Rybakov and Alexei Arbatov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and head of the Centre for International Security of the Institute of World […]

A man with a lively mind and sensitive heart. Sergei Kovalev, Russian legendary human rights defender and member of Yabloko, turns 91!

Congratulations, 2.03.2021 On March 2, Sergei Adamovich Kovalev, a member of the Yabloko party, the legendary human rights defender and the first Ombudsman for Human Rights in Russia, turns 91. On behalf of the party, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates Sergei Kovalev on his birthday:

Viktor Sheinis turns 90!

Congratulations, 16.02.2021 Today we are congratulating Viktor Sheinis on his anniversary. The Yabloko party was created in a large part due to Viktor Sheinis. It was Viktor Leonidovich Sheinis in 1993 who proposed to Grigory Yavlinsky to form a political association to participate in the parliamentary elections, he is also one of the authors of […]

Yabloko’s Vladimir Efimov became a prize-winner of the Journalistic Glory of Kamchatka award

Press Release, 14.01.2021 Photo: Vladimir Efimov, photo from his personal Facebook page Vladimir Efimov, Chairman of the Kamchatka branch of Yabloko, received the top prize of the Kamchatka regional branch of the Union of Journalists of Russia: the Journalistic Glory of Kamchatka award. He got the award for his great contribution to the development of […]

Alexander Goncharenko turns 60!

Greetings to the Chairman of the Altai branch of Yabloko, 10.01.2021 Photo: Alexander Goncharenko Today, Alexander Goncharenko, doctor and Candidate of Medical Sciences, member of the Federal Bureau of the party, Chairman of the Altai regional branch of Yabloko and human rights activist, turs 60. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov sends him greetings on behalf of […]

Happy New Year!

The European Court of Human Rights declared the verdict of the Russian court on the case of physicist Danilov unjust

Statement by the Novosibirsk branch of Yabloko, 9.12.2020 Photo: Physicist Valentin Danilov in the office of the Novosibirsk regional branch of the Yabloko party in January 2018 The European Court of Human Rights ruled out that Russia violated the right of physicist Valentin Danilov to a fair trial. Four of the twelve jurors were linked […]

Alexander Lazutin turns 60!

Greetings, 27.10.2020 On 27 October, Alexander Lazutin, Chairman of the Kostroma branch of Yabloko and renowned farmer, turns 60. Yabloko Chair Nikolai Rybakov sends him greetings on the anniversary.

A politician with a heart that belongs to his home city. Boris Vishnevsky turns 65!

Greetings from Yabloko leaders, 15.10.2020 Dear Boris Lazarevich, Yabloko is proud that all these years we have been together, that your talent and ardent soul have attracted so many people to our ideas, goals and principles. You are a politician with a heart that belongs to your home city.

Nikolai Rybakov congratulated the students of the Logos high school on the beginning of the school year: “Everything that happens in the country depends on you”

Press Release, 1.09.2020 Today, on September 1, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov visited the Logos high school in Dmitrov, Moscow Region. The Logos high school is ranked one of the best educational institutions in Russia. In his speech at the ceremony of the beginning of the school year Nikolai Rybakov wished the students freedom and respect […]