Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

News In Brief

Boris Souvarine, co-founder of French Communist Party

Boris Souvarine, who passed on here last Thursday, was a former companion of Soviet Communist leaders Lenin and Trotsky and co-founder of the French Communist Party.

About these ads

During the French Socialist Party congress in 1920, he strongly defended the Soviet government and was a driving force in the split between pro-Soviets and Socialists which contributed to the creation of the French Communist Party.

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.