I.S. Naimsky and Russian Military Propaganda in the Foreign Press (1915-1917)

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Ivan V. Obedkov

PhD in History, Associate Professor, Moscow, Russia

e-mail: zagvozdkinakate@gmail.com

Section: History of Journalism

The article deals with the military propaganda activities of Russian journalist from Warsaw, Joseph-Sigismund Aleksandrovich Naimsky, during World War One. In 1915 he became a founder of an unofficial «North and South» Telegraph Agency. It began to disseminate Russian propaganda in neutral and allied countries. The article is written primarily on the base of archive documents from the Russian archive of military history (RGVIA).

Keywords: World War One, Russian propaganda, Telegraph Agency «North and South», J.-S. Naimsky