Meaning of Izvestia*

Iz•ves•ti•a

Pronunciation: (iz-ves'tē-u, Russ. iz-vyes'tyi-yu), [key]
— n.
  1. (formerly) the official newspaper of the Soviet government. Cf. Pravda.
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