Union of Communist Parties – Communist Party of the Soviet Union

The Union of Communist Parties – Communist Party of the Soviet Union (UCP–CPSU)[a] is a federation of communist parties in the post-Soviet states founded in 1993.[1]

Union of Communist Parties –
Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Союз коммунистических партий —
Коммунистическая партия Советского Союза
AbbreviationUCP–CPSU (English)
SKP–KPSS (Russian)
Chairman of the Central CouncilGennady Zyuganov
First Deputy Chairman of the Central CouncilKazbek Taysaev
Secretariat of the Central Council
FounderOleg Shenin
Founded26 March 1993 (1993-03-26)
Preceded byCommunist Party of the Soviet Union
HeadquartersMoscow, Russia
NewspaperPravda
Pravda Rossii
Sovetskaya Rossiya
Youth wingMSKO Komsomol
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
Soviet patriotism
Internationalism
Political positionLeft-wing to far-left
International affiliationIMCWP
Colours  Red
Slogan"Workers' Power, Socialism, Soviet Union"
(Russian: Власть трудящихся, социализм, Советский Союз»)
Anthem
"The Internationale"
(Интернациона́л)
Post-Soviet states Upper houses
21 / 283
Post-Soviet states Lower houses
91 / 2,296
Website
skpkpss.ru

Gennady Zyuganov has been the organisation's chairman since 2001. He replaced Oleg Shenin,[1] who split off a part of the UCP–CPSU as the "Communist Party of the Soviet Union".

Composition of the UPC–CPSUEdit

The structure of the UCP-CPSU consists of 17 communist parties within the former Soviet Union.[2]

MembersEdit

State Party Election Lower house Upper house Leader
  Abkhazia[b] Communist Party of Abkhazia 2022 election
0 / 35
Bakur Bebia
  Armenia Armenian Communist Party 2021 election
0 / 132
Erjanik Ghazaryan (acting)
  Azerbaijan Communist Party of Azerbaijan[3] 2020 election[c]
0 / 125
Rauf Qurbanov
  Belarus Communist Party of Belarus 2019 election
11 / 110
17 / 64
Aliaksiej Sokal [be; ru]
  Estonia Communist Party of Estonia Banned in Estonia vacant
  Georgia Unified Communist Party of Georgia 2020 election
0 / 150
Temur Pipia
  Kazakhstan Communist Party of Kazakhstan Banned in Kazakhstan Toleubek Makhzhanov
  Kyrgyzstan Party of Communists of Kyrgyzstan 2021 election
0 / 120
Ishak Masaliev
  Lithuania Communist Party of Lithuania Banned in Lithuania vacant
  Moldova Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova 2021 election
10 / 101
Vladimir Voronin
  Russia Communist Party of the Russian Federation 2021 election
57 / 450
4 / 170
Gennady Zyuganov
  South Ossetia[b] Communist Party of South Ossetia 2019 election
1 / 34
Stanislav Kochiev
  Tajikistan Communist Party of Tajikistan 2020 election
2 / 63
Shodi Shabdolov
  Transnistria[b] Pridnestrovie Communist Party 2020 election[c]
0 / 43
Nadezhda Bondarenko
  Turkmenistan Communist Party of Turkmenistan Banned in Turkmenistan Serdar Rahimow
  Ukraine Communist Party of Ukraine Banned in Ukraine Petro Symonenko
  Uzbekistan Communist Party of Uzbekistan Banned in Uzbekistan Kaxramon Mahmudov

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Russian: Союз коммунистических партий – Коммунистическая партия Советского Союза, romanizedSoyuz kommunisticheskikh partiy – Kommunisticheskaya partiya Sovetskogo Soyuza, abbr. СКП–КПСС
  2. ^ a b c Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and Transnistria are partially or wholly unrecognised states.
  3. ^ a b Did not participate

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b March, Luke (2002). The Communist Party in Post-Soviet Russia. Manchester University Press. p. 20. ISBN 9780719060441.
  2. ^ "ЦК КПРФ Вестник организационо-партийной и кадровой работы". www.kprf-org.ru. Archived from the original on 8 October 2017. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  3. ^ "КПА — Коммунистическая партия Азербайджана" (in Russian). Retrieved 12 June 2021.

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