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Russia's Communists At The Crossroads

1st Edition

By Joan Urban, Valerii Solovei


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Less than five years after President Boris Yeltsin's ban on communist activity in Russia, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) rose from the debris of the former Communist Party of the Soviet Union to win over one-third of the seats in the lower house of parliament in December 1995 and to challenge Yeltsin for the presidency itself

Table of Contents

1 Introduction -- 2 From the Debris of the CPSU: The Rebirth of The Communist Movement -- 3 Unity in Diversity: The Founding of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation -- 4 The CPRF, the Radical CPs, and the Constitutional Crisis of 1993 -- 5 Ziuganovism in Theory and Practice

About the Authors

Joan Barth Urban is professor of politics at the Catholic University of America. Valerii D. Solovei is senior researcher at the Gorbachev Foundation in Moscow.

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