Zinaida Osipova

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Articles by Zinaida Osipova

All the “Pravda” about International Women’s Day

Examining March-8th dispatches in Pravda between 1920 and 1991 reveals a gradual shift in the official feminine ideal: at first, women were glorified as fellow workers and builders of socialism; in time, however, Pravda began promoting first female patriots and peace advocates, then figures representing motherly love and care.

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