Definition of Izvestia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪzˈvɛstɪə/
(also Izvestiya /izˈvʲestʲijə/)
A Russian daily newspaper founded in 1917 as the official organ of the Soviet government. It continued to be published independently after the collapse of communist rule and the break-up of the Soviet Union.


From Russian izvestiya 'news'.

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