Communist Party of Ukraine

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Communist Party of Ukraine

Комуністична партія України
Коммунистическая партия Украины
AbbreviationKPU / КПУ
First SecretaryPetro Symonenko
Founded19 June 1993
Banned16 December 2015
Split fromSocialist Party of Ukraine
Preceded byCommunist Party of Ukraine (Soviet Union)
Youth wingKomsomol of Ukraine
Political orientationCommunism
Continental affiliationUCP–CPSU
International affiliationIMCWP

The Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU), is a reactionary banned communist party in Ukraine which considers itself the successor of the Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU), the ruling party of the Ukrainian SSR.