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Communist party poll-ratings rise after non-communist contender enters fray

The nomination of farm mogul Pavel Grudinin as a candidate in Russia’s upcoming presidential election has seen a significant rise in the Communists’ popularity rating, even though the new challenger is not a party member. A survey by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center showed that the ratings of the CPRF have reached 11 percent, with the Communists surpassing the ...

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Changing of Communist guard? ‘Lenin’ farm director proposed as 2018 presidential candidate

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 10:33 The leader of the Russian Communists has proposed the head of a major agricultural enterprise, Pavel Grudinin, as the party’s candidate for the 2018 presidential poll, a senior party member has told reporters. “This is the first stage of discussion, [Communist Party leader] Gennady Zyuganov has done this,” Valery Rashkin, a lower house MP ...

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‘Revision of WWII’: Russian Communist MP blasts Ukraine veterans bill

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 11:14 A senior Russian Communist Party lawmaker has called Ukraine’s decision not to use the term ‘Great Patriotic War’ in the latest version of a veterans bill “an act of rudeness” and the first step to equating Nazi collaborators with real war heroes. “This is an incredibly rude decision that seeks to create a legislative ...

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'You're probably doing business with aliens now': 50yo communist time capsule opened in Siberia

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 00:30 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 00:33 Siberian communists back in 1967 dreamed big, believing that by now we would have landed on Mars and established contacts with alien civilizations, a time capsule opened in Novosibirsk revealed. The retro-futuristic time capsule was placed in the city’s culture center 50 years ago to be opened in ...

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Principal’s segregation protest probed under ‘communist’ guise

The principal of a progressive Brooklyn secondary school is being probed for protesting racial segregation — all under the guise of investigating “communist activities” on campus, a new lawsuit alleges. Jill Bloomberg became principal of Park Slope Collegiate in 2004 — one of four public schools on John Jay’s Brooklyn campus. PSC was 85% black and Hispanic in 2014, according ...

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