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Krestianskaya, a new daily newspaper which the Soviet Government is publishing "to fight illiteracy" among the peasant classes, is printed in




Most of the paper consists of letters from peasants praising whatever Moscow wants praised. Last week the circulation of Krestianskaya was reported by the Associated Press to have reached 2,250,000 daily, just 50,000 less than the combined circulations of Moscow's two famed papers for literates: Pravda (Truth) and Izvestia (News).


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