Russia 1917-91 | Arts and culture - Lenin

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What did Lenin introduce to ensure the Communists retained power?
Decree on the Press; Revolutionary Tribunal of the Press; All-Russia Telegraph Agency (ROSTA); Glavlit
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What were the consequences of the Decree on the Press?
Government could close any 'counter-revolution'-supporting papers.
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What were the consequences of the Revolutionary Tribunal of the Press?
The state could censor the press; journalists who committed 'crimes against the people' could be punished by the Cheka.
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What happened as a result of ROSTA being created?
The state controlled adverts and news reports.
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What did Glavlit do?
Hire professional censors to check all books for anti-Communist ideas
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What Proletartian culture movement was established by Anatoly Lunacharsky?
Proletkult
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When did the movement lose independence, therefore joining the Commissariat of Education?
October 1920
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What was the experimental art movement, inspired by the revolution, that allowed various creators to experiment with new styles and techniques?
Avant-garde
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Who was considered the most famous avant-garde photographer?
Alexander Rodchenko
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Who was responsible for using a technique called 'photomontage' to advertise Lenin's electrification campaign?
Gustav Klutsis
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Who designed the 'Beat the Whites with the red wedge' poster?
El Lissitzky
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Who was responsible for using slow-motion to produce documentary films called Kino-Provda (film-truth)?
Dziga Vertov
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