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Izvestia Syllabification: Iz·ves·ti·a
Pronunciation: /izˈvestēə/
(also Izvestiya)

Definition of Izvestia in English:

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 breakup of the Soviet Union.


From Russian izvestiya 'news'.

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