Pionerskaia

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Pionerskaia

 

a Soviet antarctic scientific station. The first inland station in Antarctica (69° 44’ S lat. and 95° 31’ E long.), it was located 375 km south of Mirnyi at an elevation of 2,741 m. The station was in operation from May 27, 1956, to Jan. 15, 1959, conducting aerological, meteorological, actinometric, geomagnetic, and glaciological observations.

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Pionerskaia pravda gave a figure of 100,000 child participants; it was as if the whole country was playing along with the young master.
In a 1936 article in Pionerskaia pravda, a child asked Botvinnik what style a strong player should adopt in chess.
As late as October 1937, an article in Pionerskaia pravda on chess history claimed that Steinitz was the "founder of modern chess theory, a great chess thinker [who] held the chess title for 28 years" and omitted Chigorin entirely.
(41) Pionerskaia pravda, 18 March 1936: 1, "Kak prinimaiut v pionery?"
(47) See, e.g., "Prazdnik radosmoi molodezhi," Pionerskaia Pravda, 4 September 1934: 2; "Radosti net kontsa" (on Artek), Pionerskaia pravda, 30 June 1935: 1; and "Schastlivym detiara nashei strany," Pionerskaia Pravda, 2 September 1935: 1 (on the start of school).
(55) See, e.g., Pionerskaia pravda, 30 May 1952, where a picture of Stalin with a smiling she-tot appears on the front cover.