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 Terrorism'

The court fined an official of the Ministry of Education of Udmurtia for ignoring an inquiry on anti-terrorist measures

Press Release, 15.04.2024 Photo by Iya Boronina A court in Izhevsk fined an official of the Ministry of Education of Udmurtia for ignoring an official inquiry from the Chair of the Yabloko branch in Udmurtia, Iya Boronina. Boronina’s inquiry to the ministry concerned ensuring anti-terrorist and security measures in schools.

Yabloko in Moscow and Russian regions paid tribute to the memory of those killed in the terrorist attack in the Crocus City Hall

Press Release, 28.03.2024 Photo:  Nikolai Rybakov and members of the Yabloko Bureau, Moscow. / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service A week has passed since the terrorist attack at the Crocus City Hall, in Krasnogorsk near Moscow. The Yabloko delegation, consisting of party Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and members of the Federal Bureau, paid tribute to […]

The Black Swan from the Crocus City Hall

Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 25.03.2024 Photo by Alexei Nazarov, Kommersant The terrorist attack in the Crocus City Hall is an absolutely monstrous and brutal crime that has no justification. I express my deepest condolences to the families of the victims and a speedy recovery to the wounded. As of the evening of 24 March, 2024, questions […]

Yabloko expresses condolences to the next-of-kin and friends of those killed in the act of terror in the Crocus concert hall in Moscow

Statement by the Yabloko party, 22.03.2024 Photo from social media The Yabloko party expresses condolences to the next-of-kin and friends of those killed in a monstrous act of terror in the Crocus concert hall in Moscow. Their grief is immeasurable, and we are mourning with them. We wish a speedy recovery to those injured during […]

To rescue hostages and curb terror

Statement by Grigory Yavlinsky, 11.10.2023 War has come to Israel. Terror, which seemed to have been more or less minimised for two decades with the help of a sound military doctrine and the efforts of professional intelligence services and diplomats, broke out with unexpected force and in an absolutely ugly form. It turned out that […]

There are no justifications for medieval barbarism and terrorism

Statement by the Yabloko Chairman, 10.10.2023 Photo by i24news It is with alarm and pain that we, together with the entire world, observe the unfolding tragedy in Israel and Palestine. A monstrous massacre carried out by fanatics. A new war, another burning fire on our small planet. We sincerely sympathise with all the victims and […]

Members of the Yabloko party honoured the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on a Moscow theatre

Press Release, 26.10.2021 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 26 October, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko Ivan Bolshakov, head of the Yabloko faction in the Moscow City Duma Maxim Kruglov, and ex-candidate of Yabloko in the elections Gleb Tumanov laid flowers at the memorial “In Memory of the Victims of Terrorism” by the “Theatre Centre […]

Yabloko has published its election programme for the State Duma elections

Press Release, 29.07.2021. Photo: Nikolai Rybakov (in the centre), Yabloko Chairman and leader of the party list for the 2021 parliamentary elections. / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service The final version of the election programme of the Yabloko party “Freedom and Law. Hope for the Future” has been published. The programme has five sections. […]

Geneva 2021: What Is Russia Left With?

“I am leaving the same way I came” Grigory Yavlinsky’s web-site, 18.06.2021 The Geneva summit ended as expected without any significant breakthroughs. Ambassadors will be able to return to their places of work in Moscow and Washington, consultations will continue, mass media will find out who “won” in the negotiations, both sides will deal with […]

Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov laid flowers at the Embassy of Austria and Embassy of France in Moscow

Nikolai Rybakov’s FB page, 3.11.2020 Photo: Nikolay Rybakov by the Embassy of France in Russia There have been quite a lot of  mourning events lately, but this is the political reality in which we live. Together with Yabloko members Ivan Bolshakov, Grigory Grishin and Gleb Tumanov I laid flowers at the Embassy of Austria and […]

MPs from the ruling United Russia party introduced a bill on the liquidation of the Yabloko party

Press Release, 17.01.2020 State Duma deputies from the ruling United Russia Gadzhemet Safaraliyev, Yevgeny Marchenko and Valentin Subbot introduced amendments to the law on political parties to the lower house of the Russian parliament to liquidate the Yabloko party for “diminishing the authority of the state in the international arena”. The explanatory note to the […]

The Novgorod branch of Yabloko proposes to redirect 41 million roubles from the needs of officials to the resettlement of emergency houses and aid for people with disabilities

Press Release, 13.12.2018 Anna Cherepanova, head of the Yabloko faction in the Duma of Novgorod (North-West Russia), submitted amendments to the draft city budget for 2019. Cherepanova urged not to increase spending on labour remuneration for officials higher than the inflation index (4.3 per cent), nullify budget expenditures on PR of the Novgorod authorities in […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on Security and Combating Terrorism on television Channel One

Channel One, 12.03.2018 Grigory Yavlinsky, presidential candidate of Russia, spoke at the next round of debates on Channel One The topic was “Public Security, Counteraction to Terrorism”. Transcript of the speech:

The act of terror in New York

This is our mutual pain and fear 01.11.2017 Another act of terror occurred – this time in New York. It was especially cynical because the act of terror was carried out outside a school and was aimed at the children. We sympathise with all the victims of the act of terror in New York – […]

Grigory Yavlinsky: “15 years ago, the authorities made a choice not in favour of preserving human lives”

The “Nord-Ost” theatre production. In October 2002, I was there. I held direct talks with militants on the release of hostages. The terrorists promised to release me in exchange for Vladimir Putin’s telephone conversation with [then President of the Chechen Republic] Aslan Maskhadov. In support of their readiness, the militants released eight children. But the […]

Alexander Gnezdilov: “We should fight against fundamentalism inside our country and create a secular and socially-oriented state!”

Press Release, 07.09.2017 Alexander Gnezdilov, YABLOKO Deputy Chair, participated in the talk show Special Correspondent on the Russia-1 state television channel. The participants of the programme discussed the situation in the Middle East and the fight against terrorism.

Condolences on the acts of terror in Catalonia on behalf of Grigory Yavlinsky

18.08.2018 Thirteen people were killed, over a hundred people were injured. There were acts of terror in the centre of Barcelona and in Cambrils, and explosions in Alcanar. These are new bloody spots on the map of Europe. They are new but I am afraid that they are not the last ones. Murdering unarmed civilians […]

Condolences on the terrorist attack in Manchester

Condolences on behalf of Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky , 23.05.2017 I express my deepest condolences to the British people and those who suffered from the terrorist attack in Manchester. The worst thing is that children died! We share your pain and righteous indignation.

Mikhail Amosov: The reason for the act of terror is Russia’s involvement in Syrian war

Press release, 07.04.2017 Deputy of Yabloko’s faction in St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly Mikhail Amosov discussed the reasons and consequences of the act of terror in St. Petersburg subway on air of the Party Bureau TV programme. The lawmaker expressed his condolences to the next of kin of the victims and the wounded as a result […]

Act of terror in the St.Petersburg subway

Press Release, 03.04.2017 Condolences from Emilia Slabunova and Grigory Yavlinsky On behalf of the YABLOKO party, I express my deepest condolences to the residents of St. Petersburg and all the victims, all who lost their loved ones and relatives in the act of terror in the St. Petersburg subway. This is our common tragedy. We […]