Rahva Hääl (lit. The People's Voice)was the official daily newspaper of the Communist Party of Estonia during Soviet occupation of Estonia. It was founded shortly after the first Soviet takeover in 1940 based on offices and resources of Uus Eesti (New Estonia), an earlier Estonian newspaper.
Pistolet-pulemet (Пистоле́т-пулемёт) means submachine gun in Russian. The name is most often used in relation to a series of weapons made by the Soviet Union which includes PPD-40, PPSh-41 and PPS-43. The letter after the PP (ПП) in the gun's designation is from the designer's name. For example, the "Sh" in PPSh stands for Shpagin.
Bohodukhiv is a city in Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. It is the administrative centre of Bohodukhiv Raion (district)
The PM M1910 is a medium machine gun that was used by the Imperial Russian Army during World War I and the Red Army during Russian Civil War and World War II. Later the gun saw service in the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
Lubny is a city in Poltava Oblast (province) of central Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of Lubny Raion (district), the city itself is administratively incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. Population: 45,275.
Hertsa is a city located in Chernivtsi Oblast in western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Hertsa Raion. Population: 2,119 (2015 est.).
Lozova or Lozovaya is a city in Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Lozova Raion (district), the city itself is designated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. Population: 56,655 (2017 est.)
Shakhtarsk or Shakhtyorsk is a city in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine. Regionally, the city is an administrative urban enclave also consisting of cities Torez and Snizhne and surrounded by Shakhtarsk Raion. It serves as the administrative center of Shakhtarsk Raion which it does not belong to. Its population is approximately 49,482 (2017 est.).
Berestechko is a town in Horokhiv Raion, Volyn Oblast, Ukraine.
Horokhiv is a town in Volyn Oblast, Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Horokhiv Raion.
Zastavna is a town in Chernivtsi Oblast of Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Zastavna Raion. Zastavna is located in 26 km to the north of the city of Chernivtsi, in the historical region of Bukovina. Population: 7,898 (2015 est.).
Vovchansk is a Ukrainian city in Kharkiv Oblast (province), seat of Vovchansk Raion. Population: 18,617 (2017 est.)
The Soviet Heavy Draft is a Russian breed of heavy draft horse. It derives from the Belgian Brabant heavy draft breed. It was developed in the former Soviet Union for agricultural draft work, and was recognized as a breed in 1952. It is one of several heavy draft breeds developed in the Soviet Union in the twentieth century, others being the Russian Heavy Draft – which derived mainly from the Ardennais – and the Vladimir Heavy Draft, which was derived principally from the Clydesdale.
Otomārs Oškalns was a prominent Latvian communist and partisan fighter.
The Ministry of Communications of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was the central state administration body on communications in the Soviet Union from 1923 to 1991. During its existence it had three names: People's Commissariat for Posts and Telegraphs (1923–32), People's Commissariat for Communications (1932–46) and Ministry of Communications (1946–1991). It had authority over the postal, telegraph and telephone communications as well as public radio, technical means of radio and television broadcasting, and the distribution of periodicals in the country.
Anatoli Grigoriévitch Novikov was a Soviet composer, a choral conductor and a political activist.
Eduard Kolmanovsky was a Soviet and Russian composer. He was awarded a USSR State Prize in 1984 and named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1991. A large part of his songs are dedicated to the themes of patriotic consciousness and civic awareness. Among them are: "I Love You, Life" (1958), "Do the Russians Want War?" (1961), "Alyosha" (1966).
The KrAZ-255 is an off-road truck 6x6 for extreme operations. The 255 was manufactured at the KrAZ plant.
Filateliya (Philately) or formerly Filateliya SSSR is a Russian central philatelic magazine. It first appeared in 1966 as the monthly bulletin Filateliya SSSR and was issued by the USSR Ministry of Communications. The magazine content includes the history and design of postage stamps, and other related themes.
Kollektsioner or formerly Sovetskii Kollektsioner is a Russian central philatelic yearbook. This annual publication started in 1963 and covered the history and design of postage stamps, and other related topics.
Bezbozhnik u Stanka was a monthly antireligious magazine of the Moscow Committee of the AUCP(b). The magazine has been published since December 1923. The circulation is 70 thousand. The magazine was designed for the mass working reader.
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