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A website with a large number of digital copies of publications on Uzbek language, literature, and folklore. Many of these publications are contemporary works, but there is also a large amount of Soviet publications on the website. Apart from literary works and literary scholarship, the website also…
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A website that collects personal accounts, old photographs, and other types of materials on the city of Tashkent. A lot of posts on the website are dedicated to the city's history.
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The UN Archives Geneva platform gives access to the fonds and collections managed by the United Nations Library and Archives in Geneva, including the archives of the United Nations in Geneva, the League of Nations (1919-1946), international peace movements (from 1870), and private papers. The…
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Russian Archives Online (RAO) is an online collection of Russian and Soviet-related archives and other sources of film footage, photographs, and fine art featuring support materials and robust archival search engine.
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The digital library of the Institute of Russian Literature of the RAS, providing free access to digital copies of the Institute's publications and other literary studies publications.
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An online library of laws and legal studies. It provides open access to Soviet and Russian legal sources and legal literature.
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The digital library of the Parliamentary Library of Russia, containing documents and publications of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, including published official laws, meeting records, published law collections, and works of legal studies. Many digital copies are available online.
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Digital library of the Russian National Library, providing free access to a large number of digitized pre-revolution and Soviet literature.
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Database of biographical information of the members of the Russian Academy of Sciences from the 17th century till today.
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The digital library of the Russian Geographical Society, containing thousands of digitized books, maps, atlases, periodicals, expedition reports, and other types of materials of the Society.
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Database of the Central Archive of Film and Photographic Documents of Georgia, where you can search and browse historical photographs of the country.
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Online exhibitions and collections of archival documents from the State Archive of Minsk Oblast.
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A digital collection of key legal documents, including constitutional laws, international agreements, criminal laws, and economic laws, in the history of Belarus.
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Online exhibitions of archival documents from the State Archive of Poltava Oblast.
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Digital archive containing thousands of digitized files from four fonds of the Central State Historical Archive of Ukraine in Lviv, mainly covering topics on local education and church activities.
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A digital collection consisting of early Soviet periodicals in Tyumen and a book on the history of administrative-territorial delimitation in Tyumen oblast.
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A collection of digital copies of old books and document collections prepared by the State Archive of Tyumen Oblast.
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Digital archival information system for the State Archive of Novgorod Oblast and State Archive of Contemporary History of Novgorod Oblast, where users can search for documents and fonds information, and view digital copies of original documents without registration.
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Archival information portal for archives in Leningrad Oblast. You can find useful sources under "Projects" (on homepage), "Thematic Databases" (under the "LOGAV" tab), and "Electronic Exhibitions" sections.
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Numerous well-organized online exhibits of archival documents from Leningrad oblast, covering various topics in the region's history.
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Online exhibits on the old website of the Agency on Archival Affairs of Astrakhan Oblast.
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140 posters, Krokodil covers, and clippings, most created by members of the Fighting Pencil (Boevoi karandash) artists’ collective, satirizing bureaucratic abuses and inefficiencies during the last decades of the Soviet period.
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A Russian federal digital library that contains tens of thousands of documents related to medicine and health. One can find extensive Soviet scholarly literature on medical science in the library.
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The official YouTube channel of the Russian State Archive of Film and Photo Documents, currently containing more than 160 historical movie clips.
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Online listing of unique archival documents from federal and regional archives of Russia. Each item on the list is a small collection of documents on a certain topic. Currently, the website contains more than 300 items consisting of thousands of pages of digitized archival documents.
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Several databases on repressed Soviet technical intelligentsia, prominent figures in the Soviet aviation and aerospace industries, and scholars of Samara, based on archival documents from the Russian State Archive in Samara.
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Online exhibitions of archival documents from the State Archive of the Republic of Tatarstan, covering various topics in local history.
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The digital library of the national library of Tatarstan (different from the National Digital Library of Tatarstan), containing digitized published materials on the history Kazan and the Republic of Tatarstan, and on the region's economic, political, cultural and scientific development.
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The Telegram channel of a digital project of the same name that shares digitized imperial Russian and Soviet rare books (always on very niche topics), as well as thousands of illustrations and citations from these books.
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A website dedicated to the history of propaganda around the world in all historical periods. The website contains a section on Soviet propaganda, where many primary source materials are presented.
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A LiveJournal blog that has shared numerous imperial Russian and Soviet photographs, maps, as well as other materials.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares both secondary literature and primary source materials on a variety of historical questions. You can find thousands of digitized Soviet books and document collections in this group.
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Digital project that provides open access to about 1000 digitized Soviet rare books (always on very niche topics), as well as thousands of illustrations and citations from these books.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares digital copies of a great variety of books, including a large number of Soviet books.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares historical agitational materials (mostly Soviet), including advertisements, posters, caricatures, and other types of materials.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group created by the students of the history department of Moscow State University. The group shares materials, both primary sources and secondary literature, for studying various subjects, including Soviet history.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares digitized old books printed during the 5th and the 20th centuries.
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Historian Sergey Abashin's academic page on academia.edu, where he has uploaded thousands of Soviet academic publications, including monographs and articles, mostly on Central Eurasia, ethnicities, ethnography and anthropology.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares digitized old books, many of which are Soviet publications of various types.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares digitized rare books and other types of materials, many of which are Soviet academic publications.
A VK (V Kontakte) group designed to be a digital library of Russian-language publications on Marxism and relevant subjects. Here one can find numerous digitized Soviet publications on Marxism and relevant social-political and economic issues.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares digitized Soviet Marxist literature in different languages of Soviet nationalities.
A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares materials for Chinese studies, among which many are Soviet scholarship.
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.
A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares both primary historical sources and secondary literature, as well as news and other posts related to historical studies.
Digital collection of published materials on the ethnography and folklore of the Russian North, including the territories of Vologda Oblast, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Republic of Karelia, and Republic of Komi.
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