Karelian Borderland in Provincial Orthodox Publicistic during the First World War and in Journalistic Materials of the Northern Karelians’ National Movement in 1920

  • Elena Dubrovskaya Institute of Linguistics, Literature and History of the Karelian Research Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences
Keywords: Karelia, World War I, borderland, journalism, Karelian News


This study has shown how the Russian official press of the early 20 century influenced readership’ ideas in Finland and Karelia about the economic and socio-cultural condition of the Russian-Finnish border. The paper is based on Orthodox literature of the early twentieth century that was published both sides of the Russian-Finnish border.