Last minor change 20040824
Soviet authorities quietly dropped militantly atheistic periodicals ca. 1940-41, allegedly due to a "paper shortage." The real reason was the prospect of war with Germany: if released from the GULag, "patriotic" clergy, especially in the Russian Orthodox church, could help rally resistance to invaders.
|Cena 40 kop.||Price 40 kopeks|
|BEZBOZHNIK U STANKA, #1 (1924)||THE ATHEIST AT THE WORKBENCH|
MKRKP -- mozhet byt' «Moskovskogo Komiteta Rossijskoj Kommunisticheskoj Partii»
|JOURNAL of the M.K.R.K.P.|
MKRKP -- perhaps "of the Moscow Committee of the Russian Communist Party"
|Ris. D. Moor||Cartoonist: D. Moor|
|1924, #1, cover||Anti-Judaism (the religion)|
|1924, #2, cover||Anti-Buddhism|
|1924, #3, cover||Anti-Christianity|
|1924, #5, cover||Anti-Islam|
|1927, #7, p. 12||Abortion||Surprisingly, makes no reference to religious views on abortion. (Cartoon of midwife quack styled as iconic saint is random, unfocused jab at religion.) Article makes purely practical argument that abortions by untrained midwives are dangerous. |
For now, available only in Russian
|1927, #10, p. 4||The Apostolic Acts of Bishop Ingram||A satirical summary of the world tour (1926-27) of A. F. Winnington-Ingram, evangelist, Anglican Bishop of London.|
Article only in Russian for now, but explanation is in English