Access to older issues of Izvestiia (1917 - 2011).
Among the longest-running Russian newspapers, Izvestiia was founded in March 1917 and during the Soviet period was the official organ of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. Remarkable for its serious and balanced treatment of subject matter, Izvestiia has traditionally been a popular news source within intellectual and academic circles.
The database is searchable in transliterated Russian or in cyrillic. All text is in Russian.