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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.
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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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A digital project with 1000 key documents in Russian and Soviet history.
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This is a site linking to multiple digitized collections of resources that include Eastern European/Russian materials. Most of these collections are pan-European, and some of them are cited elsewhere in this guide.
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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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Digital library of the National Library of Estonia, containing tens of thousands of digital copies of Soviet-era Estonian publications.
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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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Open-access digital collections of Harvard Library, containing many digitized books, periodicals, maps, archival documents, photographs, and other types of primary source materials for researching Soviet history in various languages.
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HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. Here you can find hundreds of thousands of documents and publications, in various languages, that were published in the Soviet Union or about the…
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Images, photographs, and video material on Russia, East and Southeast Europe.
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Digital archive of tens of thousands of film clips from various Russian/Soviet film studios.
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The link takes one to the page of the Library of Congress collections for the keyword "Soviet Union" filtered by those materials available online. One can also search this library for other keywords using various filters (on the left) in order to narrow the search.
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The virtual reading room of the National Security Archive (George Washington University), containing documents about American-Soviet relations, the Cold War, and other Soviet events relevant to U.S. national security.
Digital archive of the editions of The New York Times from 1851 till today, containing many Soviet-related reports.
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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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Webpage with resources for the study of Soviet history on the site of the Brigham University Harold B. Lee Library. It contains a list of links to various open access resources with documents, photographs, and audio recordings in both Russian and English.
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English-language journal published by the Soviet Union Information Bureau in Washington D.C.
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LiveJournal page of a website "Istoriia gosudarstva", dedicated to the study of Russian and Soviet history. The LiveJournal blog often shares primary source materials on various topics.
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The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Here you can find numerous free-access materials produced in or related to the Soviet Union, including tons of English-language files.
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The entirely digitize League of Nations Archives, estimated to contain some 15 million pages of content. The archives include tons of Soviet-related documents on a variety of topics.
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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…
A huge digital library of the Library of Congress, containing many files from Russia and the former Soviet Union, including books, periodicals, photographs, paintings, maps, etc.
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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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Yabloko party's digital collection of historical articles and books on Russian liberalism, culture, intelligentsia, and other political topics.
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Virtual exhibitions of rare books, manuscripts, maps, and other published and unpublished materials from the Russian National Library.
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Digital exhibits of the State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia.
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Digital collections of extensive published and unpublished materials at the Presidential Library of Russia.
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Digital collection of periodicals of the Irkutsk region.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares digitized books and other types of materials on a variety of topics, ranging from history and culture to housework and fitness. Among the shared materials many were published during the Soviet era.
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Selections of Russian newspaper clippings on various issues in the early 20th century.
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Online newspaper collections published by the State Archival Service of Novosibirsk Oblast.
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A private digital collection of extensive imperial Russian and Soviet documents on various topics.
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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 Facebook group where members share clippings from Soviet newspapers and other types of publications. Sometimes group members also share archival documents on various topics.
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A page with primary documents on 20th century Russia on the site of the History Faculty of M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, including numerous major official documents.
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A private digital collection of extensive imperial Russian and Soviet documents on various topics.
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Collection of digitized books, brochures, and periodicals on Russian and Soviet history from the Karelian Republic.
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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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