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Union of Communist Parties – Communist Party of the Soviet Union

The Union of Communist Parties – Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Russian: Союз коммунистических партий – Коммунистическая партия Советского Союза; СКП–КПСС; UPC–CPSU) is a federation of communist parties in the post-Soviet states founded in 1993.[2]

Union of Communist Parties – Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Союз коммунистических партий – Коммунистическая партия Советского Союза
LeaderGennady Zyuganov
FounderOleg Shenin
Founded1993
HeadquartersMoscow, Russia
Youth wingMSKO Komsomol
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
Soviet nationalism
Political positionFar-left
International affiliationIMCWP[1]
ColoursRed
Website
www.skp-kpss.ru

Gennady Zyuganov has been the organisation's chairman since 2001. He replaced Oleg Shenin,[2] who split off a part of the UCP–CPSU as the "Communist Party of the Soviet Union".

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Composition of the UPC–CPSUEdit

The structure of the UCP-CPSU consists of 18 of the communist parties of the former Soviet Union:[3]

State Party Election Lower house Upper house Leader
  Abkhazia Communist Party of Abkhazia 2017 election
0 / 35
Lev Shamba
  Armenia Armenian Communist Party 2017 election
0 / 131
Tachat Sargsyan
  Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Communist Party 2015 election
0 / 125
Rauf Qurbanov
  Belarus Communist Party of Belarus 2016 election
8 / 110
17 / 64
Igor Karpenko
  Estonia Communist Party of Estonia Banned by the authorities Vacant
  Georgia Unified Communist Party of Georgia 2016 election
0 / 150
Nugzar Avaliani
  Kazakhstan Communist Party of Kazakhstan Banned by the authorities Galziz Aldamzharov
  Kyrgyzstan Party of Communists of Kyrgyzstan 2015 election
0 / 120
(did not participate)
Ishak Masaliev
  Latvia Communist Party of Latvia Banned by the authorities Underground
  Lithuania Communist Party of Lithuania Underground
  Moldova Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova 2019 election
0 / 101
Vladimir Voronin
  Russia Communist Party of the Russian Federation 2016 election
43 / 450
4 / 170
Gennady Zyuganov
  South Ossetia Communist Party of South Ossetia 2014 election
0 / 34
Stanislav Kochiev
  Tajikistan Communist Party of Tajikistan 2015 election
2 / 63
Shodi Shabdolov
  Transnistria Pridnestrovie Communist Party 2015 election
1 / 43
Oleg Khorzhan
  Turkmenistan Communist Party of Turkmenistan Banned by the authorities Serdar Rahimow
  Ukraine Communist Party of Ukraine Petro Symonenko
  Uzbekistan Communist Party of Uzbekistan 2014–2015 election
(did not participate)
0 / 135
0 / 100
Kaxramon Mahmudov
  • Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Transnistria are partially or wholly unrecognised states.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IMCWP. "Participants List". IMCWP. Retrieved 16 February 2019.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b March, Luke (2002). The Communist Party in Post-Soviet Russia. Manchester University Press. p. 20. ISBN 9780719060441.
  3. ^ "ЦК КПРФ Вестник организационо-партийной и кадровой работы". www.kprf-org.ru. Archived from the original on 2017-10-08. Retrieved 2017-05-31.

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