• Michael Laxer

Izvestia is issued at the Petrograd Soviet for delivery to troops at the front, 1917

Photos of Revolutionary Russia #44

Izvestia is issued at the Petrograd Soviet for delivery to troops at the front, 1917 -- Photos of Revolutionary Russia #44


Izvestia had become, by the fall of 1917, the newspaper of the Central Executive Committee of the Petrograd Soviet of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies. The paper was pro-Bolshevik and against the war. Here it is being sent to various units at the front via Bolshevik supporters in the army.

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