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  Politburo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Politburo is the executive organization for a number of political parties, most notably for Communist Parties.
In Trotskyist parties, the Politburo is a bureau of the Central Committee tasked with taking day-to-day political decisions, which must later be ratified by the Central Committee.
Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee, in the Soviet Union
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 East Germany - Politburo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Politburo normally meets once a week, and although its meetings are conducted in secret, other members of the Central Committee, the Secretariat, and members of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers are admitted to the proceedings.
The Politburo is composed of the highest officials of the party, the state, the security organs, the largest mass organizations and, unlike the Politburo of the CPSU, all ten members of the Secretariat, which directs the party apparatus through the Central Committee departments.
Politburo by the head of the labor unions and the head of the youth organization, both having considerable experience as party officials.
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 USSR: Communist Party: Politburo
The Politburo was supposed to be subordinate to the Central Committee, and its members were to be elected by Central Committee plenums.
The Politburo was elected on 25 Mar 1919, by the plenum of the Central Committee.
The Politburo ceased to exist in the wake of unsuccessful August coup in 1991.
www.archontology.org /nations/ussr/cpsu/politburo_hist.php   (818 words)

  
 Politburo of the Communist Party of China - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Politburo of the Communist Party of China (Chinese: 中国共产党中央政治局 pinyin: Zhōngguó Gòngchǎndǎng Zhōngyāng Zhèngzhìjú) is a group of 19 to 25 people who oversee the Communist Party of China.
Unlike politburos (political bureaus) of other Communist Parties, power within the politburo is centralized in the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China.
The Politburo seems to have been eclipsed by the Secretariat of the Communist Party of China in the early 1980s under Hu Yaobang, but was resurgent after Hu's ouster in 1987.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/CCP_Politburo   (299 words)

  
 Politburo of the Communist Party of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Unlike politboros (political bureaus) of other Communist Parties, power within the politburo is centralized in the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China.
The Politburo is nominally appointed by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China but the practice since the 1980s has been that the Politburo is self-perpetuating.
The power of the Politburo resides largely in the fact that its members generally simultaneously hold positions within the People's Republic of China state positions and with the control over personnel appointments that the Politburo and Secretariat have.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Politburo_of_the_Communist_Party_of_China   (152 words)

  
 Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Politburo was responsible to, and its membership was subject to, the approval of the Central Committee.
One example of the Central Committee of the CPSU overruling the Presidium (as the Politburo was known) was the defeat of the so-called Anti-Party Group in 1958.
Although, in theory, the Politburo was elected from below, in practice, the leading members of the Politburo and, of course, Lenin were highly influential in determining the body's composition which, in the end, reflected the weight and competing influence of various individuals within the party, their allies within the Politburo and supporters outside of it.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/CPSU_Politburo   (2220 words)

  
 RUSNET :: Encyclopedia :: P :: Politburo
In 1952 the Politburo was abolished and was replaced by a larger Presidium of the Central Committee.
The Politburo's membership was nominally elected by the Central Committee of the Communist Party, but in truth the Politburo was a self-perpetuating body that itself decided which new members would be admitted and which members expelled.
The chairman of the Politburo was the general secretary of the Communist Party and, traditionally, was in effect the leader of the Soviet Union.
www.rusnet.nl /encyclo/p/politburo.shtml   (518 words)

  
 politburo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It was first created on the eve of the Bolshevik revolution in Russia in 1917, but it did not become fully functional until the Eighth Party Congress in Mar., 1919.
Nominally elected by the central committee to direct the party between the committee’s plenary sessions, the politburo, in reality, governed the country.
The size of the politburo in the Soviet Union varied; from 1952 until 1966 it was called the presidium.
www.bartleby.com /65/po/politbur.html   (148 words)

  
 More than half of China Politburo members retiring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Twelve members of the current Politburo are aged 70 or above and are expected to retire in a generational change of guard at the one-day first plenum of the 16th party congress expected on Friday, Chinese sources and analysts said.
A 13th Politburo seat held by Xie Fei, a former party boss of the booming southern province of Guangdong who died in 1999, will be filled when the new Central Committee votes this week.
Analysts and party sources said the new Politburo was likely to have at least one woman member for the first time since the 12th congress in 1982 and members of ethnic minority groups.
www.namibian.com.na /2002/November/world/0297798BAE.html   (721 words)

  
 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Politburo -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A Politburo is short for political bureau and is the executive organization for a number of Communist Parties.
Under Marxism-Leninism the party is seen as the "vanguard of the people" and therefore usually has the power to control the state, and the non-state party officials in the politburo generally hold extreme power.
For example, Mikhail Gorbachev initially did not hold the presidency of the Soviet Union, that office being given as an honour to a former Soviet Foreign Minister.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/po/Politburo   (208 words)

  
 Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Politburo was the central policymaking and governing body of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, made up of the top members of the Central Committee.
In theory it was the political bureau (hence Politburo) of the Central Committee, elected by them to direct the party between the sessions of the committee and with a mandate that only covered the party.
The Politburo was created by Lenin in 1917 to direct the Revolution and following the Eighth Party Congress in 1919 it became and remained the true centre of political power in the Soviet Union.
www.city-search.org /po/politburo-of-the-cpsu-central-committee.html   (651 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Frontpage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After a politburo meeting, Yechury allayed apprehensions that the Indonesian Salim Group’s project to build an industrial city would come up at the cost of agriculture.
Politburo member M.K. Pandhe, a trade union leader, was not happy.
The politburo’s nod was expected as the stage was set at the party congress in July.
www.telegraphindia.com /1050903/asp/frontpage/story_5191560.asp   (355 words)

  
 politburo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
politburo represents the work of a loose collective of writers, photograpers, activists and researchers interested in social movements.
politburo is international in orientation, working in multiple languages: french, spanish, german, thai, italian, danish, russian and mandarin.
jasper goss is the present contact for politburo.
www.politburo.net /politburo.htm   (164 words)

  
 politburo on Encyclopedia.com
CORRECTED: Vietnam's ruling party to admit 4 new politburo...
Uncle Joe loved a good joke A Top Secret Politburo file has just come to light in Moscow.
Sheikh Mohamed Kawtharani, a member of Hezbollah's politburo, reaches for a cigarette, while talking about a possible war between the United States and Iraq.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/p1/politbur.asp   (515 words)

  
 The CPSU Politburo and its Commissions under Brezhnev: Decision Making in the Cases of Afghanistan and Poland
It is supposed that the Afghanistan commission attached to the CPSU Politburo had been established in September, 1979 or possibly a little later, when the main leader of Afghanistan, Taraki, was ousted by its second figure, Amin.
It is noteworthy that in April, 1981 the Poland commission made a suggestion to the Politburo to utilize the fear harbored by "reactionaries" in Poland and by "international imperialism" that the USSR might appeal to force to resolve the problem.
In the Politburo meeting held on December 10, a few days before the introduction of martial law in Poland, Andropov repeated this position, criticizing Jaruzelski who was counting on military aid from the USSR if the worst happened.
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 Search Results for "Politburo"
He joined the Communist party in 1945, becoming a member of the Central Committee in 1968 and of the Politburo in 1975.
He joined the Communist party in 1915, became a member of the party's central committee in 1923, and subsequently held cabinet posts concerned...
...Communist party Politburo from 1930, he was secretary of the party at Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) when he was assassinated, probably at Stalin's order.
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 Zimbabwe News :: Zim Observer News Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Politburo and other high-ranking officials were yesterday mum on the issue, with some arguing that politburo discussions were for the politburo alone and not for public consumption.
Nathan Shamuyarira, Zanu PF’s information and publicity secretary, said it was taboo for him and other party and politburo members to discuss the goings-on in the politburo to members of the public as this action had far-reaching effects.
“That is a politburo issue which cannot be discussed in the public domain as it is for the party members and not for the public.
www.zimobserver.com /newsdetail.asp?article_id=531   (636 words)

  
 BBC NEWS
Every significant decision affecting China's 1.3bn people is first discussed and approved by a handful of men who sit on the Party's political bureau (Politburo), the nexus of all power in China.
The 24-member Politburo is elected by the Party's central committee.
New Politburo members are chosen only after rigorous discussion and investigation of their backgrounds, experience and views.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/shared/spl/hi/in_depth/china_politics/government/html/4.stm   (408 words)

  
 Politburo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A Politburo is short for Political Bureau from the German Politbüro and is the executiveorganization for a number of political parties, most notably forthe Communist Parties.
Under Marxism-Leninism the party is seen as the "vanguard of the people" and therefore usually has the power tocontrol the state, and the non-state party officials in the politburo generally hold extreme power.
Politburo of the CPSUCentral Committee, in the Soviet Union
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 Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Politburo (in Russian: Политбюро), known as the Presidium from 1952 to 1966, functioned as the central policymaking and governing body of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Originally, the Politburo consisted of 5 members: Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, Kamenev and Krestinsky.
Under Stalin the processes under which the leadership of the party was determined became an entirely hiearchial matter with the General Secretary (ie Stalin) determining the composition of the Politburo and even that of the Central Committee rather than the reverse.
www.esdng5.com /en/wikipedia/p/po/politburo_of_the_cpsu_central_committee.html   (2145 words)

  
 Rediff On The NeT: Corruption makes CPI-M politburo see red
It is certain that the politburo's decision is an added weapon to the ruling cliques in the faction-riddled states who will use it to sideline the section that lost elections within the party committees.
Realising that the anti-Left votes in Marxist ruled states are increasing, the politburo is hell-bent on purging the party through cleansing drives and thus improve the party's image.
In fact, CPI-M politburo member and West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu, in his recent speeches, has stressed on corruption and complacency of some party leaders which were alienating the party from the masses.
www.rediff.com /news/1999/jan/09cpim.htm   (832 words)

  
 Hungary Politburo - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
The Politburo consisted of the country's most powerful political leaders; its members occupied the most important positions in the party, government, and mass organizations.
The Politburo usually met once a week to address the country's foreign, military, economic, and domestic policies.
The Politburo conducted its meetings in secret, although it often invited other members of the party, government, and mass organizations to attend.
www.photius.com /countries/hungary/government/hungary_government_politburo.html   (347 words)

  
 Global Beat: North Korea's Most Influential Leaders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Became an associate member to the Politburo and a secretary in charge of organization, propaganda and agitation for the CCWP in 1973.
Became an associate member of the Politburo in 1974, a CCWP secretary in 1975, full member of the Politburo in 1978, foreign minister and concurrently, a deputy premier in 1983.
Demoted to an associate member of the Politburo during the purge of 1980 and discharged as a CCWP secretary.
www.nyu.edu /globalbeat/asia/Evanhoe0399.html   (3141 words)

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