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  Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee
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.
The Politburo was responsible to, and its membership was subject to, the approval of the Central Committee.
In reality it oversaw the operations of the Committee and made all major policy decisions, which were then passed down through the Central Committee, the Supreme Soviet and the Party Congress[?].
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 Politburo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Under Stalin however, this model was essentially reversed and it was the General Secretary who determined the composition of the Politburo and Central Committee.
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.
It is appointed by the Central Committee from among its members.
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 Politburo
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.
Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee, in the Soviet Union
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 Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Originally, the Politburo consisted of 5 members: Lenin, Leon Trotsky, Joseph Stalin, Lev Kamenev and Nikolai Krestinsky.
Under Stalin the processes under which the leadership of the party was determined became an entirely hiearchical matter with the General Secretary (ie Stalin) determining the composition of the Politburo and even that of the Central Committee rather than the reverse.
Leadership of the CPSU Full list of members and candidate members of the Politburo includes dates on the body and year of death (or execution).
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 Towards the Meeting of Boris Yeltsin....
In 1968 he began his party career at the Sverdlovsk regional committee of the CPSU and became the first secretary of that committee in 1976.
A member of the CPSU Central Committee since 1981, he was appointed head of the construction department of the CPSU Central Committee in April 1985.
From 1985 to 1986 he was a secretary of the CPSU Central Committee, and an alternate member of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee from 1986 to February 1988.
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 THE POLITBURO OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION (BOLSHEVIKS) AND SOVIETIZATION OF THE ...
On 4 December, the Politburo adopted the decision on the establishment of 5 administrative regions in Western Belorussia and 6 – in Western Ukraine, and on the composition of bureaux of the regional committees of the party and regional executive committees.
The county executive committees had to choose members of executive committees of districts, towns and urban and rural settlements, and submit their candidatures to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the republic for approval.
On 28 December, the Politburo approved the decision of the Council of People’s Commissars of the USSR and the CPSU’s Central Committee on taxes and charges levied on farms in Soviet Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
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 Encyclopedia: Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee
The Central Committee, abbreviated in Russian as ЦК, Tseka, was the highest body of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU).
The Congress of the CPSU was the gathering of the delegates of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and its predecessors.
The Secretariat of the CPSU Central Committee was a key body within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and was responsible for the central administration of the party as opposed to drafting government policy which was usually handled by the Politburo.
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It was decided to agree with the proposal stated in the memorandum of the State Security Committee of the USSR and the Prosecutor's Office of the USSR # 2169-A of October 31, 1978.
In view of the fact that Sakharov intends to pass the manuscript he is preparing abroad, to the detriment of national security, it is considered expedient to request the State Security Committee and the Office of the Prosecutor of the USSR to conduct a search in Sakharov's apartment and confiscate the manuscript.
The Draft of the Ruling of the CPSU Central Committee is attached.
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 A Modern Conception of Socialism - Vadim Medvedev
Vadim Medvedev was recently appointed the CPSU Central Committee's secretary in charge of ideology.
Urgent problems of the development of socialism during the present stage and its growing role in peaceful social progress and in the historical destinies of mankind are being discussed at an International Scientific Congress that opened in Moscow on October 4.
The conference was addressed by V.A. Medvedev, member of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee and secretary of the CPSU Central committee.
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 library Kazakhstan's political system-2000 as the worst version of the USSR-1980
Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee – the President Administration: equally omnipotent and equally irresponsible, unable to adapt to the changing environment and therefore lacking any perspective.
That's why they do whatever their patrons want them to do, turning a deaf ear to the needs of their constituencies because it were not the voters who elected and, most probably, who would elect them in the future.
The Committee keeps fighting the dissent, persecuting opposition, jailing and committing political opponents to psychiatric institutions (the case of Akezhan Kazhegeldin's bodyguargds, for instance).
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Extract from the protocol #56 of the meeting of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee on May 17, 1977 ___________________________________________________________ On our position in regard to provocational campaign of the so-called "Sakharov Committee in Denmark." 1.
To forward the memorandum of the State Security Committee concerning this question to the Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Propaganda of the CPSU Central Committee, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs for information and practical use.
The USSR Embassy in Denmark received a message to that effect from the "Committee." In view of the provocational character of the campaign we consider it expedient to ignore the proposals of the "Committee" completely and warn Soviet official organs against any contacts with it.
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 Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Politburo (in Russian : Политбюро) known as the Presidium from 1952 to 1966 functioned as the central policymaking and body of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
The Politburo was responsible and its membership was subject to the of the Central Committee.
Its control extended from the Party into government because Party personnel held all government posts and party discipline therefore insured Politburo policy was implementated by all government One example of the Central Committee of the CPSU overruling the Presidium (as the Politburo known) was the defeat of the so-called Group in 1958.
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In accordance with the decision of Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee of October 15 (#P-192/41), Sakharov was invited to the OVIR GUVD of Mosgorispolkom, where he was told the following: "Your application for permission to travel to Norway has been examined.
In view of the fact that you are a person in possession of especially important state secrets, for security reasons you are not allowed to travel abroad." Having listened to the refusal, Sakharov declared that, in his opinion, the decision proved that the government considered him politically suspect and that he thought it insulting.
The State Security Committee is taking measures to limit the anti- Soviet hullabaloo caused by the refusal to issue Sakharov a permission to travel abroad.
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 ipedia.com: Soviet Union Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The organization of the CPSU was based on democratic centralism, the Leninist method of intraparty decision making.
The CPSU Central Committee Politburo determined the major foreign policy guidelines.
Characteristics Based on a system of state ownership, the Soviet economy was controlled by an elaborate system administrative planning from the drafting of the first Five Year Plan (1928) to the dissolution of the Soviet Union (1991).
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 RussiaToday.Info
In April 1985, was appointed section chief at the CPSU Central Committee.
In 1986, was promoted to Candidate Member of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee.
After the October 1987 plenum of the CPSU Central Committee, Yeltsin was demoted to chairman of the State Committee for Construction and became the head of the democratic opposition to the authorities.
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 Soviet Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to democratic centralism, lower party bodies executed the decisions of higher party bodies.
The lowest bodies started from the town and district levels, working up to the Central Committee, the highest party body.
CPSU bodies monitored the actions of government ministries, agencies, and legislative organs.
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 Joint Statement Following the Soviet-United States Summit Meeting in Moscow
Gorbachev, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, met in Moscow May 29 - June 2, 1988.
Attending on the Soviet side were Members of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee, Chairman of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet, Andrei A. Gromyko; Member of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR Eduard A.
Guided by this fundamental agreement, the U.S. President and the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU agreed to continue their efforts in this area energetically and purposefully.
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 Organization of the Communist Party of the USSR
CPSU Central Committee">Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee
The political bureau of the Central Committee and the most powerful political group of the party.
The governing body of the Party between each Congress.
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 Pravda.RU Putin Attending Theatrical Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to Lyubimov, President Putin is the first among the Russian and Soviet political leaders to attend a Taganka show.
"In the Soviet era, we would have members of the Politburo [of the CPSU Central Committee] come over, though.
Russia presented its national report to the Anti-terrorist committee of the UN Security Council established in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution # 1373 on the struggle against international terrorism More details...
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