Members of the Communist party were obliged to learn the precepts of Marx and Lenin

In the Charter of the Communist party amended requiring the party members to know Marxist-Leninist philosophy, said the Deputy Chairman of the Central Committee of a political movement Dmitry Novikov at a press conference on the results of the Congress of the Communist party. His words leads to “Interfax” on Monday, may 29.

According to Novikov, the members of the party must “have a strong enough Marxist-Leninist training.” As the party leadership will test the knowledge of new recruits, is not specified.

27 may, Moscow hosted the 17th report-election Congress of the Communist party, which was elected a new Central Committee and control Commission. Gennady Zyuganov was reelected Chairman of the party. During the Congress, Zyuganov did not rule out his participation as a candidate of the Communist party in the presidential election in 2018.

Marxism-Leninism — socio-political and philosophical theory about laws of struggle for the overthrow of the capitalist system and build a Communist society. In the Soviet Union was the official ideology.