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Blinken OSA Library houses a non-circulating reference library of books related to the Cold War, Communism, international human rights, history of broadcasting and the archival profession as well as a collection of more than 7.300 dailies and journals published from the 1950s onwards in 40…
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The Blavatnik Archive is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to preserving and disseminating materials that contribute to the study of 20th-century Jewish and world history, with a special emphasis on World War I, World War II, and Soviet Russia. This digital archive now contains over 113,000 items of…
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Online database of legal acts of Lithuania, containing the official texts of legislation adopted in Lithuania during its Soviet period. It also contains texts of international laws and international agreements that involved Lithuania.
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A few well-organized online exhibitions of documents from Latvian archives, many of which are dedicated to Soviet political repressions in Latvia.
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The database contains lists of persons who were deported from Latvia to distant territories of the USSR by the Soviet regime between 1941 and 1953.
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A database that collects information related to the historical heritage of the diaspora in Latvia and the world. This heritage consists of the documents of both individuals and organizations, covering the period from the years of the Second World War to the regaining of Latvia's independence.
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Document collections published by the State Archives of Latvia, some of which have digital versions freely available via this web page.
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The database of Latvian State Archives that contains all descriptions and historical records of the Communist Party fonds (9083 items) and provides free access to many original documents.
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Digital collection of around 6000 black and white photos intended to document the reconstruction of the Soviet Union following World War II. These photos provide a visual record of daily life, culture, and news at the start of the Cold War. The collection also contains a few earlier photographs.
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A YouTube channel that presents Soviet films, TV programs, and theater productions.
Databases include the online catalog of the fonds of the archive, databases of individuals evacuated from other regions of the USSR to Komi-Permyak Okrug during the WWⅡ, and databases on monuments, historical buildings and places of the region.
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A site devoted to 1980s resistance movements in Eastern Europe and the events leading up to 1989. It contains official documents, American intelligence files, photographs, posters, and other documents.
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Digital project that lists monuments for the victims of Soviet political repression in the territory of the former Soviet Union.
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Online database developed by the International Memorial, providing information about the personnel of the Soviet NKVD during 1935 and 1939.
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A collection of TV and radio programs in Russia, the former Soviet Union, as well as other world countries from 1950 till today. Data on Russia are the most comprehensive, while data on other countries are inconsistent.
Digital archive of audio and visual materials of the Latvian State Archives of Audiovisual Documents.
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A digital project developed by a team of James Madison College faculty and librarians from MSU on the collapse of the USSR and the early years of statehood of the Soviet successor states. The digitized materials collected for these events include contemporaneous newspaper accounts in Russian and in…
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One of a series of document collections on German atrocities against Soviet civilians during the Second World War.
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Online downloadable document collection dedicated to the major wars Russia/the USSR took part in in the 20th century.
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A 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War commemorative exhibit about the building of the coalition between Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt during the Second World War. It contains photographs, official documents, correspondence, etc. about the formation of this alliance.
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A digital project on the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, containing photographs and audio and video recordings.
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Oral history project of the Museum of Gulag history that recollects memories of the people who were affected by Soviet political repressions. Interviewees include the repressed themselves, their children, former NKVD members, Children of NKVD members, the dekulakized, deportees, and labor armyists.
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Digital collection of exhibits of the Museum of Jewish History in Russia.
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A published collection of archival documents about Nazi German punitive operations on the Belarus-Latvian border zones in 1943.
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Centropa is a digital project with the goal of preserving Jewish memory in Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Baltics, and the former Soviet Union. In the archive of the project you can find numerous transcripted interviews, photographs, and documents about Jewish life in the former Soviet…
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Digital archive of documents of the State Security Committee (KGB) of the Latvia SSR, containing extensive documents about the structure, personnel, and operation of the KGB in Latvia.
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Digital books collection of the National Library of Latvia, providing open access to plentiful digitized Soviet Latvian books on various topics.
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Digital database of periodical publications of Latvia from the 18th century till today. The database provides open access to plentiful digitized Soviet-era Latvian periodical issues, including those published by Latvian diaspora groups.
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Extensive former KGB documents, including archival documents and KGB journals and books, presented by the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania.
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Online database that contains numerous digital copies of Soviet periodical publications.
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A database of information about editions of classic Soviet samizdat, 1956-1986. The Database includes approximately 300 titles, representing all known types of samizdat periodical editions from this late Soviet era, including human rights bulletins, poetry anthologies, rock zines, religious and…
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Digital archive of memoirs, diaries, and personal correspondence on Soviet political repressions from the fonds of the International Memorial. Most of these documents were not published. You can use thematic, geographical, and institutional indicators to search for relevant materials on this…
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Digital archive of English-language primary source documents, essays, books, and personal accounts related to Soviet history. Some of these are original English documents and accounts, some are English translations of Russian-language originals. The website also provides free access to digitized…
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Information portal developed by the National Library of Latvia for searching and accessing digital materials from different sources.
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A private digital collection of extensive imperial Russian and Soviet documents on various topics.
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Demographic data of the former Soviet states as well as other world countries provided by the Vishnevsky Institute of Demography of the Higher School of Economy. Here you can find different demographic indicators for 15 former Soviet states in different years and detailed Soviet census data.
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A site with a variety of documents and objects relating to Europe and its history and culture. The Russian collections contain a sporadic group of materials on Soviet daily life and culture.
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