Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti (St.-Petersburg News), the second oldest Russian newspaper,
was born in 1728 as a successor of Vedomosti o voennykh znaniiakh i inykh delakh dostoinykh
znaniia i pamiati (news about Events, Both Military and Otherwise, Fit Both to Know and to
Remember), which was published between 1703 and 1727. Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti, the
only Russian newspaper, that was published without interruption between 1728 and 1914. For
several decades, it was the only Russian periodical; it did not have to face competition until
1756, when the Moskovskie Vedomosti (Moscow News) appeared. It makes it one of the most
important sources for the history of Imperial Russia during its final two centuries.
Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti is now completely available on microfilm. All the lacunae in the
old collection of IDC Publishers have been filmed in the most prominent Russian libraries in St.
Petersburg: the National Library of Russia and the Library of the Academy of Sciences (BAN).
Please visit this collection at Brill.com for price information.