Armenian Communist Party
|Armenian Communist Party|
|Hayastani Komunistakan Kusaktsutyun|
|Political position||Left-wing to Far-left|
|International affiliation||International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties|
|Continental affiliation||Union of Communist Parties – Communist Party of the Soviet Union|
|Politics of Armenia
The Armenian Communist Party (Armenian: Հայաստանի կոմունիստական կուսակցություն, ՀԿԿ; Hayastani Komunistakan Kusaktsutyun, HKK) is a communist party in Armenia. It considers itself the successor of the Communist Party of Armenia of the Soviet Union. It main communist party in Armenia and claims 18,000 (mostly elderly) members. HKK publishes Hayastani Komunist and Pravda Armenii.
It should not be confused with the historical Communist Party of Armenia during the Soviet era, nor with Armenian Communist Party of the new independent Republic of Armenia and its follow-up Democratic Party of Armenia.
The title of the party leader is First Secretary.
- 1991–1999: Sergey Badalyan
- 2000–2005: Vladimir Darbinyan
- 2005–2014: Ruben Tovmasyan
- 2014–present: Tachat Sargsyan
- Gevorgyan, Siranouish; Grigoryan, Marianna (3 November 2006). "Red Remembrance: Bolshevik revolution anniversary kindles nostalgia for diehards". ArmeniaNow.
- Red Remembrance: Bolshevik revolution anniversary kindles nostalgia for diehards
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