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An expanded form of Marxism that emphasizes Lenin's concept of imperialism as the final stage of capitalism and shifts the focus of struggle from developed to underdeveloped countries.

Marx′ist-Len′in·ist adj. & n.
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Adj.1.Marxist-Leninist - following the ideas of Marx expanded to include those of LeninMarxist-Leninist - following the ideas of Marx expanded to include those of Lenin
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Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel, a two-time general secretary of the erstwhile Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist, emphasized the urgency of reinstating People's Multiparty Democracy (PMP) as the guiding principle of the NCP.
It said the CPK would follow a Marxist-Leninist path towards building a classless society and socialist state.
A wish for any change is time-wasting, as the Marxist-Leninist cabal ruling this party, with acolytes in this region, shamefully, have full control and the vile abuse against those not supporting the "Great Leadership" and Jewish MPs will continue.
Issuing a joint statement, five Left parties including the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist)-Liberation, RSP and Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUC), accused the Modi government of creating an economic crisis in the country while failing to stand by its electoral promise of recovering black money and creating employment.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, General secretary, Dipankar Bhattacharya, Communist Party of India (CPI) state secretary, Satya Narayan Singh and Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Arun Kumar joined the human chain.
It has had various ideological and name changes over the years, christening itself the CPP and dropping most of its Marxist-Leninist positions as part of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreement.
Summary: Kathmandu [Nepal], May 18 (ANI): The formal announcement of unification between Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) to form Nepal Communist Party (NCP) was made on May 17.
The ruling Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) or the UML and a party of former Maoist rebels, late on Monday signed the deal formalising the unification, said Yogesh Bhattarai, a ruling party leader.
The Marxist-Leninist group reportedly said protests would go on indefinitely if the store did not close down within 24 hours.
Beck, who is chairman of the German-Israel parliamentary group in the Bundestag, said, "the federal Interior Ministry must quickly act and ban the PFLP." The Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany (MLPD) joined forces with the PFLP to be on the election ballot.
ISTANBUL, April 5 (KUNA) -- Turkish authorities have detained three suspected militants of the outlawed Marxist-Leninist Communist Party (MLKP), as part of a crackdown on the group in the Aegean province of Izmir.