Unified Communist Party of Georgia

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Unified Communist Party of Georgia

საქართველოს ერთიანი კომუნისტური პარტია
LeaderNugzar Shalvovich Avaliani
FoundedJune 1994 (1994-06)
HeadquartersTbilisi
Membership (2000)82,000
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
Political positionFar-left
European affiliationInitiative of Communist and Workers' Parties
International affiliationInternational Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties
Continental affiliationUnion of Communist Parties – Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Seats in Parliament
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The Unified Communist Party of Georgia (Georgian: საქართველოს ერთიანი კომუნისტური პარტია, Sakartvelos Ertiani Komunisturi Partia, abbreviated SEKP) is a political party in Georgia. It was founded in June 1994 through the merger of the Stalin Society, the Georgian Workers Communist Party and the Union of Communists of Georgia.[1] The party is member of Union of Communist Parties — Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

The party was led by Panteleimon Giorgadze. His son Igor Giorgadze was forced into exile after being accused of plotting to assassinate Eduard Shevardnadze.

The party publishes Komunisti.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lansford, Tom (2012). Political Handbook of the World 2012. SAGE. pp. 524–525. ISBN 9781608719952.