Zviazda has been twice closed down by the Russian Provisional Government but continued being published under different names. At some periods of the World War I and the Polish-Soviet war Zviazda was printed in Smolensk.
From July 10, 1944 Zviazda is published in Minsk. Till 1991 it was an official newspaper of the Communist Party of Belarus and the Communist parliament and government of Belarus. During the Soviet era, the paper received the Order of the Great Patriotic War and the Order of the Red Banner of Labour.
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