Sergei Mironovich Kirov (real name Sergei Kostrikov) was born on 27 March 1886 in the city of Urzhum, Vyatka province (now Kirov region) in a middle-class family. Sergei lost his parents at an early age and was raised, along his two sisters Anna and Elizabeth, by his grandmother Melania Avdeyevna. He was sent to the "House of Charity for young orphans" and in 1901 he graduated from City College. He later joined the lower Mechanical and Technical School of Kazan.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
|Comrade Lekkas in his 100th birthday.|
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Joint statement of Communist Parties on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Joint Statement of Communist and Workers parties on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Saturday, November 27, 2021
“I am still excited and, I confess one thing, I have cried like everyone here,” said Army General Raul Castro Ruz to the children of the La Colmenita theatre group who, on the evening of November 25, precisely five years after the physical departure of Cuba’s Comandante en Jefe, had the great responsibility of inaugurating the Fidel Castro Ruz Center.
According to "Rizospastis" Koutsoumbas will pay a visit to Louvre museum on Thursday 2 December, while on Friday he will participate in a guided walk "on the footsteps of the Commune". On the same day he will lay a wreath at the Communards' Wall at the Père Lachaise cemetery where, on May 28, 1871, one-hundred and forty-seven fédérés, combatants of the Paris Commune, were shot and thrown in an open trench at the foot of the wall.
Friday, November 26, 2021
The Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) is once again on the forefront of the protests, organizing rallies in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir and other cities.
“Our labor is exploited, our country is plundered. Our lives are being stolen with prices that change every day, with increasing bills. We have to resist for our life, for our future. Now is the time to stand up!”, reads a statement by the TKP which calls the working people to mobilize against the governmental policies.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
|Left: Cartoon by Carlos Latuff (2014).|
The statement reads:
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
The speaker at the event was Giorgos Marinos, KKE MP, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee. Other attendants included KKE MEP and Central Committee member Kostas Papadakis, as well as representatives of the German Communist Party (DKP) and the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP).
Monday, November 22, 2021
The statement reads:
On the 15th of November 2021, the federal government imposed an Austria-wide "lockdown for the unvaccinated". The Party of Labour of Austria cannot agree to this measure and wants to state the following points in this regard:
Sunday, November 21, 2021
In the recent period an acute rise in prices of different basic goods, including electricity, fuel, and other essential commodities is being registered. This situation, which is particularly worrying when we are on the threshold of winter season, is affecting the working class and the popular strata of our countries, who have been the victims of the bourgeois governments and their management of the recent crisis against the peoples.
CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE).
The tripartite “security” alliance between the US, Australia, and the UK under the name “AUKUS”, announced on 15/09/2021, constitutes a new important development in the structure of imperialist alliances.
What does this development mean and which additional tasks arise for the communist movement?
Friday, November 19, 2021
Throughout the two days of debates, the delegates debated and unanimously approved the Political and Accountability Report, which analyzed the tasks carried out by the Party since the previous Congress, held in November 2017, the proposal of reform of the Statute of the Party and the Political Resolution which establishes the main tasks of the PCTE until the next Congress. Seven short resolutions on different issues were also approved unanimously.
The KPP stresses out that “it shouldn't be forgotten that Poland, as a NATO member-state, had an instrumental role in the tragic situation affected by war, especially in Iraq and Afghanistan” and adds: “The refugees hope to reach Western European countries through Poland. These people often flee from Islamic fundamentalism, imperialism or the lack of prospects in their home country. Many migrants are Kurds who have become victims of Turkism imperialism in Syria and Iraq. Some have successfully fought against the Islamic State but, now, the U.S. has handed them over to Erdogan's regime which is occupying part of Syria's territory and carries out air strikes in northern Iraq”.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
In Athens, the demonstrators marched peacefully through central streets of the Greek capital, shouted anti-imperialist slogans ("Since the Polytechnic, the enemy remains the same: NATO, governments, capitalism") and ended outside the U.S. Embassy where they burned flags of NATO and the United States.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
More specifically, the statement (here in Greek) issued by the Press Bureau of the CC of the KKE reads:
Monday, November 15, 2021
"The future belongs to socialism and to those who fight for it.
The jamboree that was the COP26 closed and a statement issued to the press. Their carefully choreographed opinion pieces, the television news features of how “western democracies” are leading the fight to save the planet and the parcelling of selected nations as villains into neat packages to reassure the gullible that it is not capitalism that is the problem. Nothing has fundamentally changed.
Sunday, November 14, 2021
"The tension on the Belarusian border with Poland is intensifying every day at the expense of thousands of stranded migrants and refugees who are treated like a tennis-ball in the EU – USA – NATO geopolitical confrontation with Belarus and Russia.
Friday, November 12, 2021
More specifically the statement reads (here in Greek):
Thursday, November 11, 2021
The congress, which coincides with the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Communist Party of Spain, has been called by the PCTE as the "Congress of the Centenary".
The PCTE is a young but dynamic Marxist-Leninist party founded on March 2019 following a split from the Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain. The party's youth wing is the Collectives of the Communist Youth (CJC) and its official newspaper is Nuevo Rumbo.
PCTE participates in the International Meeting of Communist and Workers Parties (IMWCP) as well as in the European Communist Initiative.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
|Adel Amer, CPI General Secretary. Photo: Al-Ittihad|
STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY WITH CUBA
The Cuban Revolution, whose 62nd anniversary is approaching, is a milestone in the history of the class struggles. The Cuban people fighting for independence, equality, freedom and justice have achieved all the above under the banner of socialism and revolution.