Lev Petrovic served as the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Erusea between the later part of 2008 until August of 2009, replacing [NAME REDACTED] after his resignation following the District 3 (Volsk) Red Army coup d'état and the subsequent NKVD martial-law across Erusea. Lev Petrovic took the seat of power in Aykhal after the return of the Central Committee to the capital.
Almost nothing is known of Lev Petrovic's life or career prior to his, almost overnight, manifestation within the Central Committee. General Secretary Petrovic never makes any public appearances, and arbitrates via representation. Due to his stonewall agenda of secrecy and hermit-like privacy, many conspiracy theories have emerged to question his actual existance.
Lev Petrovic is the first leader of the Erusian SFSR to take direct power of all government bodies, as well as the first leader to instate a (small) cult of personality, and as re-adoption of Nolderist reforms.
Lev Petrovic abdicated his seat as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Erusea in late July of 2009, and officially stepped down in the first days of August of that year, handing his position to Marshal of the Erusian SFSR, Scarlet Flaks; although some questionable internal reports "leaked" a few weeks after his step-down from power suggest he was placed under house arrest by internal troops of the Red Army, and forced into resignation.
See: The Aykhal Pact.
"Rich men come up, and die, and their children, like their fathers..they die out as well. -But we continue on. We're the people that live. They can never wipe us out; they can't lick us. We'll go on forever, comrades, because we're the people." -Lev Petrovic, 2nd General Secretary of the Communist Party of Erusea.