Krasnaya Zvezda

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Красная звезда
Krasnaya zvezda
Owner(s)Armed Forces of the Russian Federation
FoundedJanuary 1, 1924; 100 years ago (1924-01-01)

Krasnaya Zvezda (Russian: Кра́сная звезда́, literally "Red Star") is the official newspaper of the Soviet and later Russian Ministry of Defence.[1] Today its official designation is "Central Organ of the Russian Ministry of Defence."

Krasnaya Zvezda was created by the decision of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the RCP on 29 November 1923 as the central printing body of the People's Commissariat of defense of the USSR for military Affairs (later the Ministry of Defense of the USSR). The first issue was published on 1 January 1924.[2]


  1. ^ Daily Report: Central Eurasia. The Service. December 1993. p. 42. Seventy years ago, on 1 January 1924, the first issue of KRASNAYA ZVEZDA appeared.
  2. ^ "О газете". Archived from the original on 2020-05-31. Retrieved 2020-05-24.

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