Poster Plakat A Collection of Posters from the Soviet Union and its Satellite Nations

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Political Directorate of the R.V.S.R. (Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic)

The Literary and Publishing Department of the Political Directorate of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic (R.V.S.R.) of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) was also known as Litizdat in its portmanteau form. As a major publishing arm of the Red Army, Litizdat distributed 7.5 million posters, postcards and lubok-styled images from 1919 to 1922. Also see the publisher Litizdat.

Sources & Citations

Belov, G. A.; Institut marksizma-leninizma pri CK KPSS. (1960). Iz istorii grazhdanskoi voiny v SSSR, 1918-1922: Sbornik dokumentov i materialov v treh tomah. Moskva: Izdatel╩╣stvo Sovetskia Rossia.