Padomju Latvijas Komunists

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Padomju Latvijas Komunists ('Communist of Soviet Latvia') was a Latvian language monthly journal published from Riga, the theoretical organ of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Latvia.[1][2] It had a Russian language edition, called Kommunist Sovetskoi Latvii.[3]

The publication was founded in 1945, and called Padomju Latvijas Boļševiks ('Bolshevik of Soviet Latvia') until 1952.[4] In the early years Jānis Bumbiers was the editor of the journal.[5] As of the early 1970s, Padomju Latvijas Komunists had a circulation of 16,300, and Kommunist Sovetskoi Latvii had a circulation of 5,100.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Latvijas padomju enciklopēdija 5,2, Latvijas PSR. Riga: Galvenā Encikl. Red, 1984. p. 594
  2. ^ Dreifelds, Juris. Latvia in Transition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. p. 209
  3. ^ a b http://www.latvians.com/en/Reading/AttitudesNationalities/envelope-LATV.php?./LATV-08-B-02-Media_Local-Media.ssi
  4. ^ Latvijas PSR vesture no vissenakajiem laikiem lidz musu dienam 2. Latvijas PSR Vesture. Riga: Zinatne, 1986. p. 294
  5. ^ Leitāns, V. Pretstatu cīnā: Latvija 1917. - 1950. Rīga: Avots, 1990. p. 342