Communists of Russia is an officially registered party in Russia. The leader of the Communists of Russia is Russian politician Maxim Suraykin. The Communists of Russia movement was established in 2009.
The first sitting of Moscow’s city parliament since this month’s elections was interrupted on Wednesday when the chamber’s Communist Party faction simultaneously left in protest over the alleged rigging of electronic votes.
Police preventing the lawyers of Russia’s Communist Party from filing a lawsuit to attempt to annul the results of online voting in last week’s election are “committing a criminal offense,” the head of the party has claimed.
Hundreds of people showed up for an unauthorised demonstration staged by Russia’s Communists, in Moscow, on Saturday. The opposition party has rejected the outcome of last weekend's parliamentary elections, alleging fraud.
Russia’s largest opposition party has said it will hold a public meeting with its newly elected representatives after requests for a mass demonstration to protest the results of last weekend’s elections in Moscow were turned down.
Russia’s Communist Party has revealed that it will refuse to recognize the votes of electronic voting in the single-mandate constituencies in Moscow, and will instead ask for an investigation, believing that votes were falsified.
Russia goes to the polls this week to elect the lower house of parliament, the Duma. One thing, however, is already certain: If the pro-Putin United Russia party wins a big majority, critics will dismiss the result as fraudulent.