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Sport, Peace, Friendship. The 22nd Olympic Games, Moscow.

Poster Number: PP 278
Category: Events
Poster Notes: Moscow won the bid for the 22nd Olympics in 1974. In the summer of 1980, the games were held in Moscow and in other locations around the U.S.S.R. It is one of the most politicized Olympics ever held due to the number of countries that boycotted in protest of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Media Size: 38.5x27
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1979
Editorial Information: Editor A. Kolomeitsev; Technical Editor V. Artamonova.
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing July 13, 1978; Format 60 x 90; 1 printing sheet, 1 conditional printing sheet; Publication No. 13а-60; Offset printing, offset paper No. 1; Order 7100; Price 18 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-08593
Sources & Citation: Sarantakes, N. E. (2011). Dropping the torch: Jimmy Carter, the Olympic boycott, and the Cold War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Catalog Notes: PP 278 Events b
Artist: Arkhipenko, A. — Архипенко, А.
Printer: Typography of Zoria Publishing House, Dnepropetrovsk — Типография издательства Зоря, Днепропетровск
Zoria (Star) Typography was located in Dnepropetrovsk (Dnipro), a city on the Dnieper River in central Ukraine. The publisher-printer had two addresses in the city. One address was located at 7 Zhurnalistov Street and another was at 24 Osenniaia Street. Zoria was an illustrated journal of literature and culture and it ran from January 1925 to October 1934. Beginning in 1927, Zoria served as the organ of the Dnipropetrovsk VUSPP (All-Ukrainian Association of Proletarian Writers).
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Publisher: Plakat (All-Union Poster), Moscow — Плакат
Plakat (All-Union Poster) was created in 1974 in Moscow through the work of the Union of Artists and the Central Committee of the Communist Party. The chief of its poster department was Dmitry Akimovich Isaev. Plakat publishers existed until 1991 whereupon it was renamed Panorama publishers.
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