Independent Social Democratic Youth Association
Independent Social Democratic Youth Association (Незалежна соціял-демократична спілка молоді; Nezalezhna sotsiial-demokratychna spilka molodi). Youth organization of the Independent Social Democratic Party of Ukraine. It was active in Soviet Ukraine in 1919–20 and opposed the Communist Youth League of Ukraine. In 1920 it merged with the Communist Youth Association to form the Ukrainian Communist Youth Association. Its members later joined the Ukrainian Communist party.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1988).]