The Communist Party Forum elected the following governing bodies: the Republic Committee, the Polit-Bureau, the Secretariat and the Control and Auditing Commission. Igor Gumenyuk (Игорь Гуменюк) was elected First Secretary of the Republic Committee. The following were elected Secretaries and Members of the Polit-Bureau: Alexander Ermolenko (2nd Secretary), Valentin Popov (Валентин Попов), Dmitry Koshman (Дмитрий Кошман), Anatoly Sobolev (Анатолий Соболев) and Stanislav Rozhnov (Станислав Рожнов).
This day will forever remain in the memory of every Lugansk Communist – as this is a starting point for the work of a NEW Russian Communist Party Organization. The Communist Party of the Russian Federation is the ONLY force in Russia that cares about the plight of the working people and which has been supporting the beleaguered people of Donbass for the last eight years now (since 2014)!