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'

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 […]

Professionalism and uncompromising defense of the law. Congratulations to Yelena Dubrovina on her anniversary

Greetings from Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky, 16.08.2020 On August 16, Yelena Dubrovina, Honored Lawyer of Russia, member of the Yabloko Federal Political Committee, head of the Yabloko Centre for Legislative Initiatives and ex member of the Central Electoral Commission from Yabloko, celebrates the anniversary. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the […]

“If you are with us, then we are on the right way.” Engelina Tareyeva turns 95!

30.05.2020 On May 30, Engelina Borisovna Tareyeva, a member of the Yabloko party, turns 95. Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov congratulates her on the anniversary on behalf of the party:

Wisdom, experience and understanding of people. Anatoly Sidakov turns 80!

Press Release, 26.05.2020 May 26 marks the 80th anniversary of Anatoly Kazbekovich Sidakov, renowned Caucasian human rights defender, leader of the North Ossetian branch of the Yabloko party, and editor of the Mir Kavkazu (Peace to Caucasus) newspaper. Yabloko party’s Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the party, […]

Nikolai Rybakov laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier paying tribute to the vicitms of the Second World War

Press Release, 9.05.2020 Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the walls of the Moscow Kremlin in the Alexander Garden in memory of those who defended the country in the Second World War.

A man of conscience, truth, dignity and protection of human rights. Sergei Kovalyov turns 90!

Press Release, 02.03.2020 Today, Sergei Adamovich Kovalyov, legendary Soviet and Russian human rights activist and member of the Yabloko party, celebrates his 90th birthday. A dissident, political prisoner, State Duma deputy, one of the authors of the Second Chapter of the Constitution dealing with human rights and freedoms, the first Human Rights Ombudsman in Russia […]

Viktor Sheinis turns 89!

16.02.2020 16 February marks 89 years of Viktor Leonidovich Sheinis, member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party. Nikolay Rybakov, Yabloko Chairman, congratulates Viktor Sheinis on behalf of the party: Dear Viktor Leonidovich! You are an outstanding person, one of the main authors of the Russian Constitution, which enshrines fundamental rights and freedoms […]

“We work for those people who want to live honestly for the benefit of the country.” Pskov Yabloko celebrates its 25th anniversary

Press Release, 16.11.2019 Today, a conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Pskov regional branch of  Yabloko was held in Pushkinogorsky district of the Pskov region. Party Chair Emilia Slabunova and Yelena Dubrovina, member of the Yabloko Political Committee and head of Yabloko’s Centre for Legislative Initiatives, arrived in the region […]

Yabl​​​​​​​oko expert and one the founders of the Memorial human rights centre turns 60

Congratulations to Viktor Kogan-Yasny on his anniversary! Greetings from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 7.08.2019 August 7 marks the 60th anniversary of Viktor Valentinovich Kogan-Yasny, head of the Regional Civil Initiative – the Right to Life and Civil Dignity public organisation, one of the founders of the Memorial human rights centre. Since 1995, Viktor Kogan-Yasny […]

Poet, mathematician, politician. Yevgeny Bunimovich turns 65!

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky, 27.05.2019 On May 27, 2019, Yevgeny Abramovich Bunimovich, member of the Federal Political Committee the of Yabloko party, Ombudsman for Children’s Rights in Moscow, poet and teacher, turns 65. Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, and Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of Yabloko, send Yevgeny Bunimovich greetings […]

Congratulations to Galina Shirshina on her anniversary!

12.05.2019 Today Galina Shirshina, director of the Olonets Dairy Plant and ex-mayor of Petrozavodsk from Yabloko, celebrates his birthday. Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chair, sends birthday greetings to Galina Shirshina:

Grigory Yavlinsky sent greetings to Vladimir Zelensky on his victory in the presidential elections in Ukraine

Press Release, 22.04.2019 Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, sent a message of congratulations to Vladimir Zelensky on his victory in the presidential elections in Ukraine in Ukrainian and Russian.

Representative of the Russian intelligencia, intellectual and encyclopedist. Alexei Melnikov turns 55

Greetings from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky 8.04.2019 Alexei Melnikov, economist, columnist and member of the Yabloko party turns 55 on 8 April. Emilia Slabunova, Chair of the party, and Grigory Yavlinsky, Chairman of the Federal Political Committee, congratulate him on this anniversary:

Congratulations to Vasily Popov on his anniversary!

Greetings from Yabloko Chairperson, 21.03.2019 Today Vasily Popov, the leader of the Karelian branch of Yabloko, turns 55. Emily Slabunova, Chair of the Yabloko party, sends Vasily Popov greetings for his jubilee:

Happy International Women’s Day!

8.03.2019 I am pleased to congratulate all women on the International Women’s Day! I wish all of us always be in peace and harmony with ourselves and external circumstances. Wishing you love, beauty and joy! Happy holiday!   Emilia Slabunova, Yabloko Chairperson

Human rights defender Andrei Babushkin celebrates his birthday!

Greetings, 28.01.2019 Andrei Babushkin, Chair of the For Human Rights Committee and member of the Presidential Council for Human Rights, is celebrating his birthday today. Greetings from Emilia Slabunova ,Yabloko Chair: Dear Andrei Vladimirovich! Happy Birthday! You dedicated your life to defending human rights. You are helping those who found themselves one on one with […]

Birthday greetings for Yabloko Deputy Chair Sergei Ivanenko

Greetings, 12.09.2019 Yabloko Deputy Chair Sergei Ivanenko celebrates his birthday today. Yabloko Chair Emilia Slabunova and Chair of Yabloko’s Political Committee Grigory Yavlinsky send their greetings: Sergei Victorovich, you are one of those politicians who people associate Yabloko with. You are well-educated, composed, you are an excellent speaker, an intelligent and noble person who can […]