Party of Russia's Rebirth

The Party of Russia's Rebirth (Russian: Партия возрождения России Partiya Vozrozhdeniya Rossii) is a political party in Russia founded by Gennady Seleznev, former State Duma speaker and a former member of the Communist Party of Russia (2002-2007).[2] The party took the name of the illegal Russian fascist party, which existed in the USSR, and abroad among the Russian expatriates, in the 1930s.[3][4] Igor Ashurbeyli is the current leader of the party.

Party of Russia's Rebirth

Партия возрождения России
LeaderIgor Ashurbeyli
FounderGennady Seleznyov
  • 15 July 2000 (as Movement of Russia)
  • 7 September 2002 (as the Party of Russia's Rebirth)
  • 26 October 2012 (refoundation)
IdeologySocial democracy
Democratic socialism[1]
Civic nationalism
Political positionCentre-left to left-wing
Colours  White
  Light blue
Seats in the Federation Council
0 / 170
Seats in the State Duma
0 / 450
Seats in the Regional Parliaments
0 / 3,928
PVR symbol in 2002

In the 2003 legislative elections, the alliance of the Party of Russia's Rebirth and the Russian Party of Life party won 1.9% of the popular vote and no seats on the party list ballot, although Seleznev himself narrowly beat liberal candidate Irina Khakamada in Saint Petersburg to win a seat there.

In the 2007 elections Party of Russia's Rebirth blocked up with another nationalist party, Patriots of Russia, led by Gennady Semigin.

On September 9, 2008, the party was officially dissolved.[5][6] Many of the members including Gennady Seleznev joined Patriots of Russia.[7]

The party was re-founded in October 2012 and registered once again in May 2013.

On 19 July 2015, the founder and leader of the party Gennady Seleznev died, the acting leader became Viktor Arkhipov.[8] On 26 June 2016, Igor Ashurbeyli was elected the new leader of the party.[9]

During the 2018 local elections, the party nominee Sardana Avksenteva was elected Mayor of Yakutsk, defeating the candidate from the ruling United Russia party.[10]


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  2. ^ "Партия возрождения России ("Есть такие партии!")".
  3. ^ "Советская Россия - неофициальный сайт: кпрф, Зюганов, Правда, Иван Мельников, Удальцов, коммунисты, левые, Рашкин".
  4. ^ "Russian Xenophobe coming to Dublin - Indymedia Ireland".
  5. ^ "Партия возрождения России готова умереть" – via Kommersant.
  6. ^ "Партию возрождения России ликвидировали".
  7. ^ "Патриоты России ("Есть такие партии!")".
  8. ^ "Óøåë èç æèçíè Ãåííàäèé Ñåëåçíåâ".
  9. ^ ""Партия возрождения России" выбрала нового лидера".
  10. ^ "Якутск выбрал женщину" – via Kommersant.

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