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 'Social Policies'

Schoolchildren in Dubrovichy, the Ryazan region, were provided with textbooks after Yabloko deputy Konstantin Smirnov intervened

Press Release, 8.09.2023 Photo: Emin Jafarov, Kommersant The Minister of Education of the Ryazan Region, Olga Shchetinkina, informed Konstantin Smirnov, a deputy of the Dubrovichy settlement from the Yabloko party and Editor-in-Chied of the online media Vid Sboku (Side View), that all the necessary textbooks, that had not been delivered to the school in the […]

The Social Democratic Faction of Yabloko held a round table “How do we see the future of Russia?”

Press Release, 29.03.2023 The Social Democratic Faction of the Yabloko party held a round table “How do we see the future of Russia?”. Three main scenarios for the development of events were discussed at the round table: peace; neither peace nor war; and the third world war.

After Yabloko’s appeal, the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Chelyabinsk region made a submission to the regional government due to the poor provision of consumables for diabetic children

Press Release, 20.03.2023 Photo by Vladislav Lonshakov / Kommersant Earlier, the Chelyabinsk branch of Yabloko sent a collective complaint to the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Chelyabinsk region against the regional Ministry of Health in connection with the improper provision of non-original consumables for insulin pumps for children with diabetes.

The Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture by Dr. Yevgeny Gontmakher on Russia’s social policies after the start of the “special operation”

Press Release, 14.03. 2023 The Yabloko Party University hosted a lecture “Russian Social Policies after 24 February, 2022” by Yevgeny Gontmakher, Doctor of Economics, professor at the Higher School of Economics, a member of the Public Constitutional Council, and a member of the Yabloko party.

The Moscow Mayor answered the questions of the deputies of the Moscow City Duma, but did not say anything new

Press Release, 21.12.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Today, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin delivered a report to the deputies of the Moscow City Duma on the results of the work of the Moscow government in 2022. After a short report on the successes in the economy, social policies, the development of transport, and the […]

Do not allow for militarisation of the school! Yabloko’s appeal to deputies, senators and the Minister of Education

Appeal by the Federal Bureau of Yabloko of 15.12.2022, published on 16.12.2022 Photo by Dmitry Lebedev, Kommersant Yabloko demands to put an end to the militarisation of the school: not to make elementary military training a compulsory subject, not to allow for politicised and paramilitary events to be held at schools, and stop forcing schoolchildren […]

Yabloko leader Nikolai Rybakov visited Astrakhan

Press Release, 5.12.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 3 December, Yabloko Chairman Nikolai Rybakov and his team came to Astrakhan to meet with Yabloko members and supporters and discuss the region’s problems with active citizens.

The construction of a medical centre with a maternity hospital in the Primorsky district of St.Petersburg, which Yabloko sought, will begin in 2023

Press Release, 29.11.2022 Photo from social media The project of a multifunctional medical centre for 1,250 beds with a maternity hospital in the Primorsky district of St.Petersburg was included in the special investment programme. As of the end of the year, a contract for cadastral works for construction was already signed. This information was given […]

Current and former Moscow municipal deputies opened public receptions to help Muscovites

Press Release, 28.11.2022 Photo by the Yabloko Press Service On 26 November Yabloko launched the Public Reception “Our Moscow” project. Yabloko party deputies of different convocations of the Moscow City Duma and municipal councils of Moscow districts, as well as candidates for deputies from Yabloko and civil activists. According to the results of the September […]

The Yabloko faction in the Novgorod City Duma voted against the city budget for 2023

Press Release, 28.11.2022 Photo: A session of the Novgorod City Duma / Photo by On 25 November, the Novgorod City Duma considered in the first reading the draft city budget for 2023 and for the planning period of 2024 and 2025. The total amount of planned budget revenues for 2023 will amount to 6.867 […]

Dmitry Kushpita, the of the Yabloko branch in the Vladimir region, spoke out against bringing back the course of the elementary military training to schools and advocated the return of direct elections of the Mayor of Vladimir

Based on Zebra-TV Internet media, 25.11.2022 Photo: Dmitry Kushpita / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Dmitry Kushpita, Chairman of the regional branch of the Yabloko party in the Vladimir region and director of School No. 40 in Vladimir, spoke to the deputies of the regional Legislative Assembly and called them not to introduce a […]

The Budget of St. Petersburg: expenses on the key problems of citizens are reduced, but new expenses on the special military operation emerged

Press Release, 23.11.2022 Photo: The Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg / Photo by the Yaboko Press Service The Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg adopted in the third reading the draft law of St. Petersburg “On the budget of St. Petersburg for 2023 and the planning period of 2024 and 2025”. The Yabloko faction voted against […]

Grigory Yavlinsky on Russia’s thirty year long journey: “There has always been a choice. It remains even today”

Grigory Yavlinsky’s website, 21.11.2022 Speaking about the reasons for what happened to Russia in February 2022, analysing the path traveled over three decades and looking for answers to the question of how to find a future for our country, it is extremely important to understand that everything that happened was not inevitable. Over the past […]

Yabloko urges the Ministry of Education to abandon introduction Elementary Military Training lessons at schools

Press Release, 17.11.2022 Photo by Yevgeny Pereverzev, Kommersant Nikolai Rybakov, Chairman of the Yabloko party, sent a corresponding letter to Russian Minister of Education Sergei Kravtsov. Rybakov proposed to include additional hours for learning foreign languages ​​in the educational standards instead of elementary military training.

Yaroslav Shcherbakov on the discussions of the regional budget: “They forgot to ask you”

Yaroslav Shcherbakov’s blog post, 11.11.2022 Photo: Yaroslav Shcherbakov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Today, the so-called public discussions on the draft budget of the Chelyabinsk region for 2023 (and the planned period of 2024 – 2025) are coming to an end. I have sent a protest regarding the form of  conducting such discussions.

A representative of the Yabloko branch in the Kirov region spoke in the regional Legislative Assembly in favour of maintaining the election of the Youth Parliament

Press Release, 28.10.2022 Photo: Polina Kuskova at the meeting of the Legislative Assembly of the Kirov Region on 27 October, 2022. / Photo: a screenshot of the video broadcast Polina Kuskova, a Bureau member of the Kirov regional branch of the Yabloko party, spoke at the plenary meeting of the Legislative Assembly of the Kirov […]

Yabloko to hold a round table on the problems of introduction of “lessons” at schools that condone the special military operation

Press Release, 23.09.2022 Photo by Konstantin Kokoshkin, Kommersant On 26 September, Yabloko will hold a round table on the problems of introduction of “lessons” at schools that condone the special military operation. “Raising of patriotism at school,” “conversations about the important”, raising the flag, history lessons. What does all this mean? How teachers and students […]

Acad. Alexei Arbatov comments on the election of President of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Official Telegram channel of the Russian Academy of Sciences Photo: Alexei Arbatov / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Alexei Arbatov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a member of the Federal Political Committee of the Yabloko party, commented on Alexander Sergeyev’s (the current head of the Russian Academy of Sciences) withdrawal of his […]

Anna Cherepanova to participate in the competition for the post of Novgorod Mayor on 21 September

Press Release, 16.09.2022 Photo: Anna Cherepanova’s programme On 21 September, the day of the birth of Russian statehood, a competition for the post of Mayor will be held in Novgorod. Anna Cherepanova, Chairwoman of the Novgorod branch of the Yabloko party, will take part in it.

Boris Vishnevsky asked the government of St.Petersburg to reveal the budget items used to form  battalions bearing toponymic names of the region

Press Release, 24.08.2022 Photo: Boris Vishnevsky / Photo by the Yabloko Press Service Boris Vishnevsky, Deputy Chairman of Yabloko and MP of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, sent an appeal to Alexei Korabelnikov, St.Petersburg Vice Governor for Finance, asking him to tell under which articles of the city budget for 2022 funds are being […]