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Soviet newspapers: Which Soviet newspapers are available in other formats?

What is available in other formats at UNC?

Significant runs of the following newspapers are available at UNC and our partner Duke University in print or on microforms. Shorter runs or scattered issues of some other newspapers may also be available: check the Catalog.

Вестник общественно-политической жизни, искусства, тетра и литературы (Vestnik obshchestvenno-politicheskoi zhizni, iskusstva, teatra i literatury)

Vestnik obshchestvenno-politicheskoi zhizni, iskusstva, teatra i literatury ("Bulletin of socio-political life, art, theater and literature) was an evening newspaper published in Saint Petersburg, later called Жизнь искусства (Zhizn iskusstva).

  • 1918-1925 on microfilm with many issues missing via UNC University Libraries.

Гудок (Gudok)

Gudok ("The Train Whistle") was the official newspaper of the Ministry of Railways, famous for its satirical content contributed by some of the most notable Russian authors of the first half of the 20th century.

  • 1945-1988 on microfilm via UNC University Libraries.

Заря Востока (Zaria Vostoka)

Zaria Vostoka ("The Dawn of the East") was a republic-level daily (published 6 times a week) and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Georgian SSR, published since 1922.

  • 1986-1987 (with many issues missing) on microfilm via UNC University Libraries.
  • 1961-1970,1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Казахстанская правда (Kazakhstanskaia pravda)

Kazakhstanskaia pravda ("Truth of Kazakhstan")  was a republic-level daily and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Kazakh SSR, published since 1920. During its early years, it has been published under the following titles: Известия Киргизского края (Izvestiia Kirgizskogo kraia), (Степная правда) Stepnaia pravda, and (Советская степь) Sovetskaia step'

  • 1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Комсомольская правда (Komsomol'skaia pravda)

Komsomol'skaia pravda ("Communist Youth Truth") was a national-level daily published in Moscow since 1925 and the official newspaper of the Komsomol (Communist youth organization).

Коммунист (Саратов) (Kommunist (Saratov))

Коммунист ("Communist") was a city and regional newspaper published in Saratov since 1906 under several different names, including: Известия Саратовского совета рабочих и солдатских депутатов (Izvestiia Saratovskogo soveta rabochikh i soldatskikh deputatov), Саратовские известия (Saratovskie izvestiia), Известия Саратовского совета рабочих и красноармейских депутатов (Izvestiia Saratovskogo soveta rabochikh i krasnoarmeiiskikh deputatov), Поволжская правда (Povolzhskaia pravda), Правда Саратовского края (Pravda Saratovskogo kraia).

  • Известия Саратовского совета рабочих и солдатских депутатов: 1917-1922 on microfilm with some issues missing via UNC University Libraries.
  • Саратовские известия: 1922-1923 on microfilm with some issues missing via UNC University Libraries.
  • Известия Саратовского совета рабочих и красноармейских депутатов: 1923-1928 on microfilm with some issues missing via UNC University Libraries.
  • Поволжская правда: 1928-1934 on microfilm with some issues missing via UNC University Libraries.
  • Правда Саратовского края: 1934-1935 on microfilm with some issues missing via UNC University Libraries.
  • Коммунист: 1936, 1939, 1943 on microfilm (with many issues missing) via UNC University Libraries.

Коммунист Таджикистана (Kommunist Tadzhikistana)

Kommunist Tadzhikistana ("The Communist of Tadzhikistan") was a republic-level daily (published 6 times a week) and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Tadjik SSR, published since 1925. Originally published under title Советский Таджикистан (Sovetskii Tadzhikistan).

  • 1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Красная звезда (Krasnaia zvezda)  

Krasnaia zvezda ("The Red Star") was a national-level newspaper of the Soviet Ministry of Defense and the Red Army, published since 1923.

Красная Татария (Krasnaia Tatariia)

Krasnaia Tatariia ("Red Tataria") was a republic-level daily and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Tatarstan, published in Kazan' since 1917.The newspaper changed titles several times throughout its history: Рабочий (Rabochii), Знамя труда (Znamia truda), Известия ТатЦИКа (Izvestiia TatTSIKa), Советская Татария (Sovetskaia Tatariia), Республика Татарстан (Respublika Tatarstan).

Литературная Россия (Literaturnaia Rossiia)

Literaturnaia Rossiia ("Literary Russia") was a Moscow weekly and the official newspaper of the Union of Writers of the Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic, published since 1958. In 1958-1962 it was published under the title Литература и жизнь (Literatura i zhizn').

Московский комсомолец (Moskovskii komsomolets)

Moskovskii komsomolets ("Moscow Communist Youth") was a city and oblast'-level Moscow daily and the official newspaper of the Moscow Komsomol, published since 1919. Until 1929 it was published under several different names: Юный коммунар (IUnyi kommunar), Юношеская правда (IUnosheskaia pravda), and Молодой ленинец (Molodoi leninets).

  • 1950-1984 on microfilm via UNC University Libraries.

Орловская правда (Orlovskaia pravda)

Orlovskaia pravda ("Orel Truth") was an oblast'-level newspaper published in Orel since 1917 under several different names: Красный Орел (Krasnyi Orel), Красная правда (Krasnaia pravda), Земледелец и рабочий (Zemledelets i rabochii).

  • 1970-1984 on microfilm via UNC University Libraries.

Правда Востока (Pravda Vostoka)

Pravda Vostoka ("The Truth of the East") was a republic-level daily and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Uzbek SSR, published since 1917.

  • 1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Советская Белоруссия (Sovetskaia Belarussiia)

Sovetskaia Belorussiia ("Soviet Belorussia") was a republic-level daily and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Belarussian SSR, published since 1927. Until 1937 it came out under the title Рабочий (Rabochii).

  • 1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Советская Латвия (Sovetskaia Latvia)

Sovetskaia Latvia ("Soviet Latvia") was a republic-level daily and official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Latvian SSR, published since 1944.

  • 1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Советская Молдавия (Sovetskaia Moldaviia)

Sovetskaia Moldaviia ("Soviet Moldavia") was a republic-level daily (published 6 times a week) and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Moldavian SSR, published since 1925. In the 1930s it was published under the title Социалистическая Молдавия (Sotsialisticheskaia Moldavia).

  • 1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Советская Россия (Sovetskaia Rossiia)

Sovetskaia Rossiia ("Soviet Russia") was a national-level daily (published 6 times a week) and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Russian SSR, published since 1956.

  • 1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Советская торговля (Sovetskaia torgovlia)

Sovetskaia torgovlia ("Soviet Trade") was a national-level newspaper of the Ministry of Trade, published since 1926. Until 1931 it was published under the title Кооперативная жизнь (Kooperativnaia zhizn'). Since 1953 it came out three times a week.

  • 1973-1990 on microfilm via UNC University Libraries.

Советский спорт (Sovetskii sport)

Sovetskii sport ("Soviet Sports") was a national-level daily newspaper published since 1924. Until 1946 it was published under the title Красный спорт (Krasnyi sport).

  • 1946-1989 on microfilm via UNC University Libraries.

Советская Эстония (Sovetskaia Estonia)

Sovetskaia Estonia ("Soviet Estonia") was a republic-level daily and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Estonian SSR, published since 1940.

  • 1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Труд (Trud)

Trud ("Labor") was a national-level weekly and the official newspaper of the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions, published since 1921.

Туркменская искра (Turkmenskaia iskra)

Turkmenskaia iskra ("The Turkmen spark") was a republic-level daily and the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Turkmen SSR, published since 1924.

  • 1988-1990 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Учительская газета (Uchitel'skaia gazeta)

Uchitel'skaia gazeta ("The Teachers' Newspaper") was a national-level weekly and the official newspaper of the Ministry of Education, published since 1924. In the 1930s it was published under title За коммунистическое просвещение (Za kommunisticheskoe prosveshchenie).

  • 1950-1971 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

Экономическая газета (Ekonomicheskaia gazeta)

Ekonomicheskaia gazeta ("The Economic Newspaper") was a national-level weekly published since 1918. During its lifetime it was the official newspaper of the Supreme Soviet of the National Economy, Council of Labor and Defense, the State Planning Committee, the People's Commissariat of Finance, several state banks, and, finally, the Central Committee of the Communist Party. In 1918-1960 it was published under the following titles: Экономическая жизнь (Ekonomicheskaia zhizn'), Финансовая газета (Finansovaia gazeta), Промышленно-экономическая газета (Promyshlenno-ekonomicheskaia gazeta).

  • 1961-1989 on microfilm (with some issues missing) via UNC University Libraries.
  • 1980-1989 on microfilm via Duke University Libraries.

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