Communist Party of Turkmenistan

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Communist Party of Turkmenistan
Коммунистическая партия Туркменистана
Türkmenistanyň Kommunistik Partiyasy
Founded 1924
Banned 16 December 1991
Succeeded by Democratic Party of Turkmenistan
Ideology Communism
Political position Far-left
Colours      Red
Party flag
Flag of the Turkmen SSR.svg

The Communist Party of the Turkmen SSR (Russian: Коммунистическая партия Туркменистана; Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň Kommunistik Partiyasy) was the ruling communist party of the Turkmen SSR, and a part of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. From 1985 it was led by Saparmurat Niyazov, who in 1991 renamed the party to the Democratic Party of Turkmenistan, which is no longer a communist party. The current Communist Party of Turkmenistan was made illegal during the presidency of Niyazov after independence and remains banned.[1]

First Secretaries of the Communist Party of Turkmenistan[edit]

Second Secretaries of the Communist Party of Turkmenistan[edit]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ User, Super. "RYKOV Vasily Nazarovich". Retrieved 2017-09-02.