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Entries / Vestnik Evropy (The Herald of Europe), 1866-1918

Vestnik Evropy (The Herald of Europe), 1866-1918

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VESTNIK EVROPY (The Herald of Europe), a history and political science journal, from 1868 - it printed articles on history, politics and literature, from 1910 science, politics and literature. The journal came out in March 1866 and was printed until April 1918, in 1866-67 four times a year, afterwards monthly. M. M. Stasyulevich was its founder (until 1909 acted also as the publishing editor), in 1909-16 the post was assumed by М. М. Kovalevsky, with K.K. Arsenyev as the editor, 1908-16; from 1917 D. N. Ovsyannikov-Kulikovsky was the editor. Contributors to Vestnik Evropy included I. А. Goncharov, Ivan Turgenev, А. N. Ostrovsky, Y. P. Polonsky, Alexey Tolstoy, P. D. Boborykin, V. V. Stasov, М. Е. Saltykov-Shchedrin, joined the Vestnik Evropy after the closure of Otechestvennye Zapiski, V. S. Solovyev, professor of the Petersburg University K. D. Kavelin, N. I. Kareev and many others. Vestnik Evropy had a reputation as a moderate liberal (professorial) edition, consistently and honestly upholding its position and enjoying considerable popularity among the intelligentsia. During the Revolution of 1905-07 a lot of its members joined the Constitutional Democratic Party, which had an impact on the journal's orientation. The editorial office of the Vestnik Evropy was located in Stasyulevich's flat at 20 Galernaya Street and was one of the centres of St. Petersburg's cultural and political life (the journal's major contributors as well as their friends and associates used to get together on Wednesdays). In the 1910s the editorial office was relocated at 37 Mokhovaya Street. In the spring of 1918 the publication of the Vestnik Evropy was suppressed by the Soviet authorities.

Reference: Никитина М. А. Вестник Европы // Литературный процесс и русская журналистика конца XIX - начала XX века, 1890-1904: Бурж.-либер. и модернист. изд. М., 1982. С. 4-43.

A. B. Muratov.

Arsenyev Konstantin Konstantinovich
Boborykin Peter Dmitrievich
Goncharov Ivan Alexandrovich
Kareev Nikolay Ivanovich
Kavelin Konstantin Dmitrievich
Kovalevsky Maxim Maximovich
Ostrovsky Alexander Nikolaevich
Ovsyaniko-Kulikovsky Dmitry Nikolaevich
Polonsky Yakov Petrovich
Saltykov-Shchedrin (real name Saltykov) Mikhail Evgrafovich
Solovyev Vladimir Sergeevich
Stasov Vladimir Vasilievich
Stasyulevich Mikhail Matveevich
Tolstoy Alexey Konstantinovich, Count
Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich

Galernaya St./Saint Petersburg, city, house 20
Mokhovaya St./Saint Petersburg, city, house 37

Никитина М. А. "Вестник Европы" // Литературный процесс и русская журналистика конца XIX - начала XX века, 1890-1904: Бурж.-либер. и модернист. изд. М., 1982

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