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Still another measure of political workers' success--closely related to increases in party membership--was securing the "avant-garde role of Communists and Komsomol members.
I remember a broadcast from a late 1960s concert of some high Komsomol event: it wasn't a Party Congress nor an anniversary of the establishment of the Leninist Young Communist League of the Soviet Union, but something of the sort.
Indeed, in a very imaginative counterfactual, if Gorbachev's reforms had succeeded and the Soviet Union survived, one still would have expected many of the outcomes that Solnick describes so well--no Komsomol, greater university autonomy and expanded direct contracting for first jobs, and draft boards that continued to deliver youths to the front lines.
But Gorbachev's calls for the "democratization" of the Soviet system have also inspired a growing wave of Komsomol insurgencies from below.
Foreigners frequently complained that Soviet citizens, students, and even the Komsomol organizers (komsorgi) were ignoring them.
At the conference, it was announced that the Lepse would not be moved onto the dry dock at Nerpa until December 2013, while discussions about the fate of the Leninsky Komsomol continue.
In the end, the shares purchased with vouchers mostly ended up in the hands of the same former komsomol wheeler-dealers and Red Directors who benefited from other forms of privatization.
Open debates were held in 1964-65 in Novosibirsk and Vladivostok on the structure of the Komsomol, while two youth in Irkutsk presented reform proposals to the 15th Komsomol Congress in 1965, including making the Komsomol independent of the Communist Party and reserving one-third of votes for party positions for Komsomol-aged youth (2:23).
The head of the Komsomol, Aleksandr Kosarev, stated in 1934, "The stronger and more harmonious a family is, the better it serves the common cause.
He is a winner of the Lenin Komsomol Prize (1985) and has been widely translated in the former Soviet Union.
The Komsomol, or Young Communist League, had changed its style, transforming dreary lectures on Marxist theory into free-form poetry readings, public exhibitions of previously "unofficial' art and "heavy metal' festivals.
Address : Belarus, Grodno region, Grodno, 230017, Boulevard of the Lenin Komsomol, 52