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Voenizdat (Russian: Воениздат) was a publishing house in Moscow, Russia that was one of the first and largest publishing houses in USSR. The name is a Russian abbreviation for "Voennoe Izdatelstvo", meaning "Military Publication".

Voenizdat was established by Revvoyensoviet on 25 October 1919. The initial aim was to publish literature for the needs of Ministry of Defence. It later published both fiction and non-fiction literature, technical manuals and dictionaries. The company was absorbed into Red Star in 2009.[1]


  1. ^ "Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 15.09.2008 г. № 1359". Президент России (in Russian). Retrieved 2019-07-07.

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