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All-Ukrainian State Publishing House

All-Ukrainian State Publishing House (Vseukrizdat) was founded in 1919 as the State Publishing House of Ukraine and its formation was based upon a directive by the All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee. The publishing house had branches in Kharkov, Poltava and other cities. In 1920, it was renamed All-Ukrainian State Publishing and in 1922 was renamed DVU (Derzhavne vydavnytstvo Ukrainy). DVU was the largest publisher in Soviet Ukraine and the second-largest publisher in the USSR.

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All-Ukrainian State Publishing House (Vseukrizdat) was founded in 1919 as the State Publishing House of Ukraine and its formation was based upon a directive by the All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee. The publishing house had branches in Kharkov, Poltava and other cities. In 1920, it was renamed All-Ukrainian State Publishing and in 1922 was renamed DVU (Derzhavne vydavnytstvo Ukrainy). DVU was the largest publisher in Soviet Ukraine and the second-largest publisher in the USSR. Its publication distribution was the Ukrknigotsentr" (Ukrainian Book Distributing Center) that collected books for the trade unions, factory reading rooms, collective farms, and district libraries.

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Sources & Citations

Mudrak, M. M. (1986). The new generation and artistic modernism in the Ukraine. Ann Arbor Mich: UMI Research Press.
Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993), "All-Ukrainian State Publishing House".