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
NewspaperKomunisti
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
Soviet patriotism
Political positionFar-left
European affiliationINITIATIVE
International affiliationIMCWP
Continental affiliationUPC – CPSU
ColorsRed
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.