Party of Communists of Kyrgyzstan
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|Party of Communists of Kyrgyzstan
Партия коммунистов Киргизии
Кыргызстан Коммунисттеринин Партиясы
|Founded||22 June, 1992|
|Politics of Kyrgyzstan
The Party of Communists of Kyrgyzstan (Russian: Партия Коммунистов Киргизии Partiya Kommunistov Kirgizii; Kyrgyz: Кыргызстан Коммунисттеринин Партиясы Kyrgyzstan Kommunistterinin Partiyasy) is a political party in Kyrgyzstan. PKK was founded on June 22, 1992.
It was the largest single party in the Legislative Assembly of Kyrgyzstan between 2001 and 2005 with 15 of the 60 seats. Since 2005 it has only 1 of 75 seats. It was led by Absamat Masaliyev, a former leader of the republic in the Soviet era, until his death in 2004. The present chairman is Bumairam Mamaseitova.
PKK publishes Pravda Kyrgyzstana.
The party considers itself to be the successor of the Communist Party of Kyrgyzstan, the Communist Party which controlled Kyrgyzstan under Soviet rule.
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