Encyclopedia of Marxism: Glossary of Periodicals
A daily of the Petrograd Soviet of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies -- began to appear on February 28 (March 13), 1917. After the First All-Russia Congress of Soviets when the Central Executive Committee of the Soviets of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies was elected, the newspaper became the organ of the C.E.O., and from August 1 (14), 1917 (beginning with No. 132) it appeared under the name of Izvestia of the Central Executive Committee and the Petrograd Soviet of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies. Throughout this time the newspaper was controlled by the Mensheviks and Socialist-Revolutionaries. It often attacked the Bolshevik party. Beginning with October 27 (November 9), 1917, after the Second All-Russia Congress of Soviets, Izvestia became the official organ of the Soviet government. With the transfer to Moscow of the All-Russia Central Executive Committee and the Council of People's Commissars, the newspaper was published in Moscow.
Izvestia Soveta Rabochikh Deputatov (Bulletin of the Soviet of Workers' Deputies)
An official newspaper of the St. Petersburg Soviet of Workers' Deputies. It appeared from October 17(30) to December 14(27), 1905. Being in effect an information bulletin, it had no permanent staff and was printed by the workers themselves in the printing-works of various bourgeois papers. Altogether ten issues were brought out. Issue No. 11 was seized by the police while being printed.
Izvestia Vserossiiskogo Soveta Krestyanskikh (News of the All-Russia Soviet of Peasants' Deputies)
A daily newspaper, official organ of the All-Russia Soviet of Peasants' Deputies, published in Petrograd from May 9 (22) to December 1917. The paper supported the views of the Right wing of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party. The paper was hostile to the Soviet government, and was closed down because of counter-revolutionary advocation.