8th Politburo and the 8th Secretariat of the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks)
The 8th Politburo and the 8th Secretariat of the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks) were elected by the 1st Plenary Session of the 8th Central Committee in the immediate aftermath of the 8th Congress.
|Took office||Left office||Duration||Note|
| Krestinsky, NikolayNikolay Krestinsky
|29 November 1919||5 April 1920||128 days||Elected Responsible Secretary, and to the Secretariat, at the 8th Plenary Session.|
| Stasova, ElenaElena Stasova
|25 March 1919||5 April 1920||1 year, 11 days||Elected Responsible Secretary at the 1st Plenary Session, and relieved of her duties at the 8th Plenary Session to become an ordinary member.|