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[ iz-ves-tee-uh, Russian iz-vyes-tyi-yuh ]
/ ɪzˈvɛs ti ə, Russian ɪzˈvyɛs tyɪ yə /


(formerly) the official newspaper of the Soviet government.
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Examples from the Web for izvestia

  • Some Russian banks stopped selling more than $10,000 per person, Izvestia reported on Monday.

    Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course.|Anna Nemtsova|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
  • A December 1962 article in the Soviet newspaper Izvestia unwittingly pointed to what probably happened.