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Communist Party banned even in Kazakhstan

The Communist Party of Kazakhstan has lost its official status after a ban on the movement's activities by the decision of the specialized inter-district economic court of Almaty. At the same time, in Ukraine, where the law on decommunisation is in force, there has not been made such a decision yet.

The Communist Party of Kazakhstan has ceased to exist. The decision on the prohibition of activities of the party was made by the specialized inter-district economic court of Almaty, said the spokesperson of the Municipal Court Kuandik Eshimet, Joinfo.ua reports referring to the local media.

“The Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan filed a claim in the court asking to eliminate The Communist Party of Kazakhstan, since according to the results of examination, the activities of the party breach the law. The court ruled to satisfy the claim of the Department of Justice, to liquidate the public association The Communist Party of Kazakhstan and to collect state duty from it in the amount of 1,982 tenge ($ 8,27 – Ed.). The decision of 7 August,” said Eshimet.

The court’s decision has gained legal force.

It should be noted that the Communist Party of Kazakhstan was registered on August 27, 1998 and re-registered in 2003.

At the same time, the Communist Party of Ukraine continues to exist.

On May 15 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed four laws on decommunisation in the country.