Ask a question about 'Leninist Communist Youth League of the Karelo-Finnish SSR'
Start a new discussion about 'Leninist Communist Youth League of the Karelo-Finnish SSR'
Answer questions from other users
Leninist Communist Youth League of the Karelo-Finnish SSR
was the republican branch of the All Union Leninist Communist Youth League
The Communist Union of Youth , usually known as Komsomol , was the youth division of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The Komsomol in its earliest form was established in urban centers in 1918. During the early years, it was a Russian organization, known as the Russian Communist Union of...
) in the Karelo-Finnish SSR
The Karelo-Finnish Soviet Socialist Republic was a short-lived republic that was a part of the former Soviet Union. The republic existed from 1940 until it was merged back into the Russian SFSR in 1956 ....
1940-1956. The first congress of LKSM KFSSR was held June 1-June 3, 1940. The conference elected a Central Committee
Central Committee was the common designation of a standing administrative body of communist parties, analogous to a board of directors, whether ruling or non-ruling in the twentieth century and of the surviving, mostly Trotskyist, states in the early twenty first. In such party organizations the...
, with Yuri Andropov
Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov was a Soviet politician and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 12 November 1982 until his death fifteen months later.-Early life:...
as its First Secretary. During the Second World War, the Central Committee of the LKSM KFSSR organized partisan
The Soviet partisans were members of a resistance movement which fought a guerrilla war against the Axis occupation of the Soviet Union during World War II....
resistance against the occupying forces, both in urban and rural areas.
Andropov continued in the post until 1944.
In total seven congresses of LKSM KFSSR were held. LKSM KFSSR published the newspaper Юные ленинцы (Young Lenin's Follower
) and Молодой большевик (Young Bolshevik