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 Against Nationalism, Extremism and Xenophobia'

Online conference on the situation with migrants in Russia during the pandemic

Press Release, 20.05.2020 On Tuesday, 19 May, the Social Democratic Faction of the Yabloko Party, Yabloko’s Gender Faction, and the Committee for Combating Xenophobia held an online conference “The situation with Migrants in Russia during the Pandemic”. The situation with migrants has become much more complicated during the pandemic, and even removal of restrictions on […]

Soldiers’ graves are the greatest preachers of peace

Open letter of the Kaliningrad branch of Yabloko, 13.05.2020 On May 11-13, 2020, a number of media published news under provocative headlines and texts about the annual action in memory of the victims of the Second World War conducted by our colleague Sergei Dustin. These publications, together with the video, became the reason for the […]

Online conference on the situation with migrants in Russia during the pandemic

Press Release, 15.05.2020 On Tuesday, 19 May, the Social Democratic Faction of the Yabloko Party, Yabloko’s Gender Faction, and the Committee for Combating Xenophobia will hold an online conference “The situation with Migrants in Russia during the Pandemic”. The conference will begin at 16.00 MSK.

Yabloko leaders and activists laid flowers in memory of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova killed by neo-Nazis

Press Release, 19.01.2020 Today, leaders, members and supporters of the Yabloko party paid tribute to lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova who were murdered by neo-Nazis from the BORN group on the doorstep of Prechistenka Street 3, Moscow, on 19 January, 2009. Yabloko has been holding memorial actions paying tribute to Markelov and Baburova […]

Yabloko activists to lay flowers at the site of the murder of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova

Press Release, 14.01.2020 On Sunday, 19 January, activists of the Yabloko party will lay flowers at the site of the murder of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova in Prechistenka street, Moscow. Markelov and Baburova were killed that day in 2009 by neo-Nazis from the BORN group.

Memorandum of Political Alternative

Decision No 109 of Yabloko’s Federal Political Committee, 12.03.2019 The Federal Political Committee of the party adopted a new version of the “Memorandum of Political Alternative” at its meeting on 1 March. This document is mandatory for signing by party candidates in elections of all levels.

Nationalism in the USA and Russia

Sergei Mitrokhin’s blog post on the Ekho Moskvy website, 13.08.2017 The developments in Charlottesville, Virginia, make us put a question – what is the reason for such a surge of national radicalism in the USA? I have no doubt that the main reason is Trump and his nationalist rhetoric before the elections as well as […]

Court fined Sergei Mitrokhin for picket with the demand to dismiss head of the Chechen Republic

Press release, 01.03.2016 Today, on 1 March, judge of the Tverskoi District Court Elena Bulgakova has sentenced member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee Sergei Mitrokhin to 10.000 rubles fine for participation in a picket for resignation of Ramzan Kadyrov, head of Chechnya. Mitrokhin’s lawyer Boris Mamatov will appeal against the decision in the superior court.

YABLOKO Youth demands that premises must be returned to Centre for Refugee Children

Press release, 20.02.2016 On 20 February, Moscow YABLOKO Youth activists conducted a series of one-person pickets demanding that the Moscow City Property Department must return the premises to the Centre for the Adaptation and Training of Refugee Children. The Centre was evicted from its premises on Thursday.

Mitrokhin demands to file a criminal case against head of Chechnya

Press release, 02.02.2016 Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO Federal Political Committee and Chair of Moscow YABLOKO, forwarded applications to President of Russia, head of the Federal Security Service and Prosecutor General as in response to the offenses towards the Russian opposition on behalf of the head of the Chechen Administration Ramzan Kadyrov.

Yabloko Youth showed Wakolda movie

Press release, 29.01.2016 On 28 January, the Moscow branch of Yabloko Youth showed a movie called Wakolda (The German Doctor) in YABLOKO’s main office.

Committee against Xenophobia conducted a meeting in Moscow Helsinki Group office

Press release, 28.01.2016 On 27 January, the Committee against Xenophobia and Nationalism conducted its first meeting this year in the office of Moscow Helsinki Group. Galina Mikhaleva, coordinator of the Committee and First Deputy Chair of the Moscow branch of YABLOKO, moderated the meeting. The meeting was also attended by other coordinaors Usman Baratov (the […]

YABLOKO Youth in Stavropol conducted picketing against head of Chechnya

Press release, 26.01.2016 Today, on 26 January, the Stavropol branch of YABLOKO Youth conducted a one-person picket demanding to dismiss head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. Kirill Bobro and Ivan Tansky participated in the action.

Sergei Mitrokhin: such persons as [head of Chechnya] Karyrov are in great demand with the regime today

Press Release, 26.01.2016 Today, approximately at 12:00, Sergei Mitrokhin, member of YABLOKO’s Federal Political Committee, and two YABLOKO activists Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko and Stanislav Belyansky were detained by the President’s Administration during the action for the resignation of head of Administration of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov.

Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO supported the action for dismissal of Ramzan Kadyrov

Press release, 26.01.2016 On 26 January, the activists of the Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO conducted picketing for dismissal of head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. Similar actions took place in Moscow and Stavropol.

Video of detention of Sergei Mitrokhin and YABLOKO activists at the picket for dismissal of head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov by the Presidential Administration.

YABLOKO activists to conduct a picket for the dismissal of the head of Chechnya

Press Release, 20.01.2016 On January 26, the Moscow branch of the YABLOKO party will conduct a picket for the dismissal of Ramzan Kadyrov, head of administration of Chechnya. The picket will be held by the office of representation of the Republic of Chechnya in Moscow.

Galina Mikhaleva spoke about religious extremism and security in Stuttgart

Press release, 14.12.2015 Secretary of YABLOKO Political Committee, Prof. Galina Mikhaleva spoke about the threats of religious extremism and problems of security at the 12th international conference “Fundamental Rights in Europe endangered – Liberal Answers” which was held in Stuttgart on December 12.

YABLOKO conducted a series of pickets in memory of Stalin’s deportations of peoples

Press Release, 19.05.2015 Today YABLOKO held a series of pickets in memory of Stalin’s deportations of entire peoples. The action was held in front of the Mayor’s office. It was decided to picket the Mayor’s office, after the Moscow government had refused to give YABLOKO a permission to hold a rally in Krasnopresnenskaya Zastava and […]

Picketing in memory of deported peoples to take place despite Mayor’s Office prohibition

Press release, 18.05.2015 Moscow Government denied YABLOKO’s application for a rally and picketing in memory of the deported peoples. Despite the fact the activists are going to conduct a street action outside the Mayor’s Office on May19.