Origin of PolitburoRussian Politbjuro from Polit(i?eskoe) Bjuro, Poliical Bureau
Origin of politburoRussian contraction of Polit(icheskoe) Byuro political bureau
- The governing council of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and other Marxist-Leninist political systems.
- A senior policymaking body in a political organisation, generally consisting of members who either are appointed by the party in control of the organisation or who attain membership through their personal political affiliations.
Non-specific sense is often used to cast doubt on the legitimacy or stated goals of the subject.