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 'Youth Policies'

Stavropol YABLOKO Youth protests against conscription

Press release, 04.04.2016 On 3 April, the Stavropol branch of YABLOKO Youth conducted a one-person picket against the conscription system in Russia.

Moscow YABLOKO Youth conducted picketing against conscription

Press release, 04.04.2016 On 3 April, Moscow YABLOKO Youth activists conducted picketing against the conscription system in Russia and against the Kremlin’s aggressive foreign policy. The action was timed to the beginning of the spring draft.

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.

Pro-Putin activists tried to disrupt YABLOKO Youth’s action in support of Ildar Dadin

Press release, 12.02.2016 The activists of Moscow YABLOKO Youth conducted a one-person picket in support of Ildar Dadin, the political prisoner who had been charged with three years at a penal colony under Article 212.1 of the Criminal Code for repeatedly breaking Russia’s protest laws. Dadin became the first politcal prisoner to be charged under […]

St.Petersburg YABLOKO Youth conducted action to draw attention to lawlessness in Chechnya

Press release, 05.02.2016 Activists of the St.Petersburg branch of YABLOKO Youth Ilya Smirnov and Polina Dmitriyeva conducted a one-person picketing suggesting that the citizens should write a letter to Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Administration, with an apology. The action had a sarcastic implication and aimed at attracting attention to lawlessness in the Chechen […]

YABLOKO demands to investigate murder of 16-year-old girl

Press release, 01.02.2016 The Novosibirsk branch of YABLOKO participated in a rally demanding to investigate the murder of Karina Zalesova, a 16-year-old girl, and bring her murderer to responsibility. According to the investigators, the murder was commited by the sun of a prominent businessman. However, he is trying to escape from punishment. Stanislav Zakharkin, Chair […]

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.

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.

Yabloko Youth to show Wakolda movie

Press Release, 25.01.2016 On 28 January, the Moscow branch of Yabloko Youth will show a movie called Wakolda (The German Doctor) in YABLOKO main office. The historic drama directed by Lucía Puenzo tells about the life of the Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele, infamous for performing human experiments in the Auschwitz concentration camp, after his […]

Yabloko Youth protested against anti-gay bill

Press release, 18.01.2016 On 18 January, the Moscow branch of Yabloko Youth conducted a series of one-person picketing against the Communist Party’s (CPRF) bill prohibiting to come out as gay. The activists claim that the government must not interfere in the private life of people. They held picketing outside the Communist Party office with the picture […]

YABLOKO Youth conducted a round table on juvenile justice

Press release, 08.12.2015 On December 8, Moscow YABLOKO Youth conducted a round table on the juvenile justice system. The aim of the event was to break the myths about the juvenile justice which are being spread by the lobbyists of traditional values and “a special way” of the development of Russia. The supporters of the […]

Free Ildar Dadin!

Statement by the Moscow branch of YABLOKO Youth, 08.12.2015 On December 7, a precedent was set within the Russian legal system – the court passed the sentence against civil activist Ilgar Dadin for participating in four pickets, three of them were one-person pickets [according to the law, one-person picketing do not need authorisation]. On the […]

Nikolai Kavkazsky elected Chairman of Moscow Youth Yabloko

Press release, 13.07.2015 On July 12 an election meeting of the Moscow branch of Youth Yabloko took place. Nikolai Kavkazsky, ex political prisoner, was elected new Chairman. Maria Yefimova was elected deputy Chair. Nikita Arkin and Yuri Slinko were elected to the regional council.

Youth Yabloko lay down in support of the Internet

Press Release, 02.10.2014 The activists of the Moscow branch of Youth Yabloko conducted one-person picketing against limiting access to the Internet in Russia. The activists held placards which said “Security Council plans to restrict the Internet: welcome to North Korea”, “Why do we need the Internet when we have Russian Post?”.

Youth YABLOKO activists picketed against “shameful Moscow City Duma”

Press Release, 22.09.2014 The activists of the Moscow branch of Youth YABLOKO conducted a series of one-person pickets during the adjuration ceremony of the newly elected deputies of the Moscow City Duma.

Youth YABLOKO in Novosibirsk conducted picketing against Putin’s sanctions

Press Release, 08.08.2014 On August 8, member of the Novosibirsk Youth YABLOKO Kirill Maryin conducted one-person picketing against anti-Western and anti-Russian sanctions introduced by Putin which limit the customers rights.

Youth YABLOKO conducted picketing against the use of administrative resource at Moscow City Duma elections

Press Release,04.08.2014 Youth YABLOKO conducted picketing against the use of the administrative recourse at the Moscow City Duma elections. YABLOKO candidates for the Moscow City Duma deputies Nikalai Kavkazsky and Igor Nikolayev participated in the action.

Youth YABLOKO conducted picketing demanding to investigate murder of Timur Kuashev

Press Release,04.08.2014 Youth YABLOKO activists Nikolai Kavkazsky and Maria Yefimova conducted one-person picketing outside the permanent establishment of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria in Moscow demanding to investigate the murder of opposition journalist, YABLOKO member Timur Kuashev.

Youth YABLOKO continue anti-war picketing

Press Release,28.07.2014 Chair of Stavropol Youth YABLOKO branch Kirill Bobro conducted one-person picketing against war in Ukraine.

Passersby attacked Youth Yabloko activists who protested against war in Ukraine

Press Release, 25.07.2014 Youth YABLOKO activists in Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod who conducted one-person picketing against sparking a war in Ukraine were attacked by the passersby.