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The Telegraph Agency had artist collectives in Moscow, Petrograd (St. Petersburg) and in other cities around the USSR that produced a unique type of poster that combined the functions of a newspaper, a magazine and an information bulletin. These posters were called Okna ROSTA or, Rosta window posters. The Moscow branch alone produced over two million posters during the Russian Civil War.