The C.P.S.U. — the vanguard of the perestroika
The Communist Party of the Soviet Union was the ruling political party in the
This poster was designed in the 80s. It welcomes the decisions made during the 27th C.P.S.U. convention. The history of
In 1985 Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev was elected – he was considered to be a «young» politician, being only 55. In 1986 the 27th C.P.S.U. convention was opened. During this event Gorbachev announced several paramount decisions. One of them was that the Soviet economy was stalled and that reorganization was needed. This was called “perestroika” – “restructuring”, and was enthusiastically welcomed by the people. However the economical measures taken involved complete destruction of old economical relations, illegal privatizing of state property and waves of corruption and crime. It took more than 15 years for the country to cure itself.