(1) Leonard Schapiro, I be Communist Party of the Soviet Union
(London: Random House, 1960; 2nd enl.
Born in 1878 to a drunken father and strictly religious Georgian Orthodox mother, Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (bom Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jughashvili) would go on to lead the Soviet Union as general secretary of the Central Commit tee of the All-Union Communist Party, or Bolsheviks (later renamed Communist Party of the Soviet Union
, CPSU), from 1922 to his death in 1952.
Gorbachev, a communist reformer, was appointed General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Traditional accounts of the Sino-Soviet split maintain that it began in February 1956 when Khrushchev criticized Stalin and advocated a policy of peaceful coexistence with the West at the Twentieth Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
. (2) However, Li presents evidence to show that the Chinese leadership's reactions to this development were less negative than traditionally understood.
Bulgarian Communist Party, Communist Party of the Soviet Union
1922: Joseph Stalin was appointed the first general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
When Gorbachev allowed the Wall to be breached and then demolished, he alienated the bulk of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
even more than Khrushchev had.
(2.) See John Gollan, 'Socialist Democracy--Some Problems: The Twentieth Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
in Retrospect', Marxism Today, January 1976, pp4-30.
Traidor starts in early-twentieth-century Poland, where the young Stefan Dabrowski is seduced into becoming a covert agent and trained to work as a spy for several different, sometimes conflicting intelligence offices, all of which lead to the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
. In spirit, Dabrowski, who takes on numerous identities, is a poet in love with mathematics, machines, and secret codes, but he is also a quixotic and passionate gay man who discovers his sexuality as he mingles with other agents in assigned secret tasks in Poznan, Berlin, New York, and Mexico City.
Member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
" I do not wish to one day find myself and Putin resembling the aged leaders from the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
standing on Lenin's Mausoleum in similar coats and hats, when it was impossible to tell ( Leonid) Brezhnev from ( Mikhail) Suslov," he said.
Gorbachev said: "It is a party of bureaucrats and the worst version of the CPSU (the Communist Party of the Soviet Union