Communist Party of Social Justice

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Communist Party of Social Justice
Коммунистическая партия социальной справедливости
Leader Andrei Bogdanov
Founded April 8, 2012
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Ideology Socialism
Political position Left-wing
International affiliation no
Seats in the State Duma
0 / 450
Seats in the Regional Parliaments
1 / 3,787
Party flag
KPSSp flag.svg

The Communist Party of Social Justice (Russian: Коммунистическая партия социальной справедливости) is a communist party in Russia, established and registered in 2012. The party favours the construction of a socialist state.[2]

The party was created with the participation of the leader of the Democratic Party of Russia and politician Andrey Bogdanov.[3]

In the 2013 elections in Volgograd, the party received 5.04% (9055 votes) breaking the five-percent threshold, and received one seat in the city Parliament.[4]

In 2014, Andrei Bognadov became party leader, succeeding Yuri Morozov in this post. Andrei Brezhnev, grandson of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Leonid Brezhnev, was elected First Secretary of the Central Committee of the party. In this year's election, Andrei Brezhnev was the candidate for the Parliament of Crimea and Sevastopol, recently occupied regions of Ukraine, but the party did not win any seats.[5][6]

The Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) says the party is a project of the Kremlin and of United Russia to take votes away from the KPRF. The abbreviated name of the "Communist Party of Social Justice" of the CPSU is similar to the abbreviated name of the "Communist Party of the Soviet Union".[7][8]