Communist Party of Social Justice

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Communist Party of Social Justice

Коммунистическая партия социальной справедливости
LeaderAndrei Bogdanov
Founded8 April 2012; 6 years ago (2012-04-08)
HeadquartersMoscow, Russia
Political positionFar-left
Colours     Red
Seats in the State Duma
0 / 450
Seats in the Regional Parliaments
1 / 3,928
Party flag
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The Communist Party of Social Justice (CPSU; Russian: Коммунистическая партия социальной справедливости) is a communist party in Russia established and registered in 2012 which 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, 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, Brezhnev was the candidate for the Parliament of Crimea and Sevastopol,[5] but the party did not win any seats.[6][7]

The Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) has accused the party of being a creation of the Kremlin and United Russia to siphon votes away from the KPRF.[8][9]