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Mayakovsky And The ROSTA Windows

ROSTA Windows were the first soviet propaganda posters. They appeared mostly on shop windows in Moscow, St Petersburg, Odessa and other towns of Russia between September 1919 – February 1922.…

The ARA’s counter-propaganda poster. Many people in Russia, misled by the Soviet propaganda machine, thought that American relief had not been a donation but, at best, a commercial enterprise (at worst – an attempt to invade the country).