Znamya (Russian: Знамя, lit. "The Banner") is a Russian monthly literary magazine, which was established in Moscow in 1931. In 1931–1932, the magazine was published under the name of Lokaf ("Локаф", which was an abbreviation of "Литературное объединение писателей Красной Армии и флота", or Literary Association of Writers of the Red Army and Fleet). During the Soviet times, Znamya dedicated most of its pages to short stories and novels about the military, publishing works by Konstantin Simonov, Vasily Grossman, Pavel Antokolsky and others. Znamya has different sections dedicated to prose, poetry, essays, literary criticism, bibliography etc. In 1972, the magazine had a circulation of some 160,000 copies.
Cover of Znamya
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- Anna Aslanyan (8 April 2011). "Revolutions and resurrections: How has Russia's literature changed?". The Independent. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
- Official website (in Russian)
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