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Russian Perspectives on Islam documents the encounter and evolving relationship between the secular/Orthodox state and the Islamic regions, groups, individuals, and ideologies on the territory of the former Soviet Union and neighboring countries. This set of unique materials illuminates the…
A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares academic information and resources about the socio-political processes in the countries of the East (by their definition, any non-Western countries). The group often shares Soviet books, articles, and other sources relevant to the subject.
Several digitized books from the rare book collection of the Aginskaya Regional Library (Zabaykalsky Krai), including publications in old Mongol script and the Buryat translations of Russian classical literary works.
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Meeting of Frontiers is a project, originally funded by the United States Congress, devoted to the theme of the exploration and settlement of the American West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and…
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Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives presents an in-depth look at life in the Gulag through exhibits featuring original documentaries and prisoner voices; an archive filled with documents and images; and teaching and bibliographic resources that encourage further study.
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Collaborative project led by the State Archive of Administrative Organs of the Sverdlovsk Oblast dedicated to the Russian Civil War in Siberia and Ural. The project is well-designed and presents extensive archival documents and other historical materials.
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A digital project digitizing and presenting hundreds of original archival documents and statistical data related to migration and colonization in the Tomsk region from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.
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Publications of the Historical Archive of Omsk Oblast, many of which are freely downloadable document collections. Many collections are dedicated to the Russian Civil War in Siberia.
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Online downloadable publications of the State Archive of Irkutsk Oblast, among which several are document collections on Soviet history covering topics like the Great Patriotic War, local life, Kolchak in Siberia, etc.
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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 digital project on the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, containing photographs and audio and video recordings.
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Online exhibition dedicated to the Russian Civil War in Siberia.
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Digital archive of the Russian newspaper "Sibirskaia zhizn'" from 1894 to 1919.
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Digital archive of the Soviet newspaper "Za nauku v Sibiri"
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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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Three online available document collections published by the International Memorial on Soviet-era political repressions and ostarbeiters.
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Digital repository of the publications of the Tomsk Polytechnic University, containing about 10,000 digital copies of Soviet-era academic and non-academic publications of the university, including the university party buro's official newspaper "Za Kadry".
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Digital library that contains a great number of digital copies of publications on the history, culture, people, traditions, and everyday life of Novosibirsk Oblast and Siberia in general.
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Digital local study library developed by the Krasnoyarsk State Universal Scientific Library. It contains a lot of Soviet-era local periodicals and books from/about the region.
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An interesting media resource. On the website, you can search for information about films, photographs, and audio materials at Kazakhstan's Central State Archive of Film-Photo Documents and Audio Recording. The digital copies of some photographs and audio recordings are directly accessible from the…
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A well-designed digital library based on extensive archival documents from the State Archive of Novosibirsk Oblast. The digital library is divided into several sections, including digital exhibitions, online document collections, digital collections, online periodicals, etc. It would be a very…
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Digital library of Irkutsk Oblast State Universal Scientific Molchanov-Sibirskii Library, containing a huge number of digital copies of Soviet books, periodicals, and photographs about the Irkutsk region.
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Collection of a number of Russian central and local newspapers of during the First World War and the Russian Civil War
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A special collection of the digital library of the National Library of the Republic of Sakha consisting of publications related to different ethnic groups in Yakutia, including scholarly research, periodicals, and published official documents.
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Thematic collections of the digital library of the National Library of Yakutia, containing a great number of Soviet publications on local culture, ethnic groups, political institution, socio-economic development, etc.
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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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Full-text database of Tyumen Oblast Scientific Library. There are no thematic collections on the website, but you can use the search function to find a lot of interesting materials, especially extensive periodical issues.
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Digital library of Tomsk Oblast Pushkin Universal Scientific Library, providing access to extensive digital copies of Soviet-era local publications.
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Digital library of the Primorsky Krai Public Library. It provides open access to extensive digital copies of local publications of the Soviet period as well as the Russian imperial period.
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Digital library of the Krasnoyarsk Krai containing plenty of digitized local publications. It has a collection on local study of the Krasnoyarsk Krai.
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Digital library of the National Library of the Republic of Khakassia, containing many interesting publications in Russian and Khakassian languages: local publications from the Soviet period, materials on Khakassian folklore and local cultural development, etc.
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Digital library of the National Library of the Republic of Buryatia, containing many digitized local publications of the Soviet period. Notably, it has a lot of publications and manuscripts in Buryat.
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Full catalog of publications of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Many of the publications are freely downloadable from the website.
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Digital library of the Tomsk State University, providing open access to digitized university publications, archival documents, and other types of materials.
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