The Communist Party (Bolshevik) of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Комуністична Партія (більшовиків) України, Komunistychna Partiya (bilshovykiv) Ukrayiny, КП(б)У, KP(b)U) was formed at a conference in Taganrog, in April 1918, when the first Bolshevik government of Ukraine (Respublika Rad Ukrayiny) was dissolved. Ukrainian (in Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва ukrayins'ka mova,) is a language of the East Slavic subgroup of the Slavic languages. Taganrog (Таганро́г təgʌnˈrok is a seaport city in Rostov Oblast, Russia, located on the north shore of Taganrog The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists ( Большевик Большевист (singular, derived from bolshe, "more" were a faction
This party advocated strong ties with Russia, unlike the Ukrainian Communist Party that was established in 1920. The Ukrainian Communist Party (Українська Комуністична Партія Ukrayins’ka Komunistychna Partiya) was an oppositional Political party
In July, a Moscow congress of Ukrainian bolsheviks rescinded the resolution, and the Ukrainian party was declared a part of the Russian Communist Party (bolshevik).