Russian Communist workers' party in the composition of the CPSU
|Russian Communist workers' party in the composition of the CPSU|
Российская Коммунистическая Рабочая Партия в составе КПСС
|Youth wing||Revolutionary Communist Youth League (Bolshevik)|
The Russian Communist workers' party in the composition of the CPSU (in the past Russian Communist Workers' Party – Revolutionary Party of Communists, RCWP-RPC) (Russian Wp→: Российская Коммунистическая Рабочая Партия в составе КПСС), РКРП-КПСС; transcription: Rossiiskaya Kommunističeskaya Rabotsaya Partiya м sostave KPSS, RKRP-RPK) is a communist party in Russia. It was established in October 2001, through the unification of the Russian Communist Workers' Party and the Russian Party of Communists, with the aim of resurrecting socialism and the USSR.
In the 1999 Duma Election Wp→, the Party won 2.2% of the total vote, getting 1,481,890 votes overall.
The RCWP-RPC considers the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) to be reformist but for the occasion of the 2003 Duma Election Wp→ the Party leaders decided to make an agreement with the CPRF in order not to disperse the communist vote.
The RCWP-RPC claims to have supported all the biggest occupations and strikes in Russia. It has links to the Russian trade union «Zashchita». It claims about 55,000 members as of 2006.
The Revolutionary Communist Youth League (Bolshevik) (RCYL(b)) is the youth organization of the RCWP-CPSU. It is one of the most active communist youth organizations in Russia. RCYL(b) is led by Alexander Batov.
21-22 April 2012 VIII Congress of the RKRP-RPK renamed the party Russian Communist party of workers of the CPSU in connection with the entry of the party on the rights of the Republican organization in the composition of the Communist party of the Soviet Union.
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