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The Communist Party of Byelorussia (Russian: Коммунистическая партия Белоруссии; Belarusian: Камуністычная партыя Беларусі), known as Communist Party (bolsheviks) of Byelorussia (Russian: Коммунистическая партия (большевиков) Белоруссии) until 1952, was a communist party in Belarus 1918–1991, created following the Russian Revolution of 1917. It was created as part of the Russian Communist Party (bolsheviks) December 30–31, 1918 with 17,800 members. It was important in creating the Belorussian Soviet Republic in January 1919. From February 1919 until 1920 it functioned as a single organisation together with the Communist Party of Lithuania, known as the Communist Party (bolsheviks) of Lithuania and Belorussia.[1][2]

Communist Party of

Камуністычная партыя Беларусі
Founded30–31 December 1918
DissolvedAugust 1991
Political positionFar-left
National affiliationCommunist Party of the Soviet Union
International affiliationComintern (until 1943) Cominform (until 1956)
Colours     Red
SloganWorkers of the world, unite!
AnthemThe Internationale
Anthem of Byelorussian SSR
Party flag
Flag of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic.svg

First Secretaries of the Communist Party of ByelorussiaEdit

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