State anti-religious publishing

State anti-religious publishing (Russian: Государственное антирелигиозное издательство) was a Soviet publishing house, which existed from 1932 to 1942.[1][2]


It was created in 1932 in Moscow, Russia as part of OGIZ, a major government owned publishing house.[1] It was governed by the Central Board of the League of Militant Atheists.[1][2]


Publishing activities

It released anti-religious literature: books on various issues of atheism and the history of religion, the attitude of the CPSU (b) about religion, about the origin of religion, history of religion and the church.[1][2]

Newspaper "Bezbozhnik" and "Antireligioznik" magazines.[1][2]


  • "ГАИЗ". Atheistic Dictionary (2-е изд., испр. и доп, 200000 экз ed.). М.: Политиздат. Abdusamedov A. I., Алейник Р. М., Алиева Б. А. и др.; Под общ. ред. М. П. Новикова. 1985. p. 512.
  • Sheinman M. M. (1964). "ГАИЗ, Государственное антирелигиозное издательство". Словарь атеиста. Издательство политической литературы. p. 272.


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