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Biographical data of more than 15,000 people in the Society for Spreading Literacy among Georgians from its founding until its liquidation, in 1879-1927.
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A digital project that presents more than 1000 archival records of the 19th-20th centuries about Germans living in Georgia and Transcaucasia.
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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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A VK (V Kontakte) group dedicated to Buryat national literature, art, and culture in general. The group shares digitized works of Buryat writers and artists, and their biographic information.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares Soviet-era documents, TV programs, movies, photographs, and publications about Buryatia.
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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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"Jewish Heroes" is a project that shares information about Jewish people who struggled against the Soviet regime. The project's Telegram channel shares original archival materials about these Jewish people.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares academic information and resources about cultural anthropology and ethnography in Russia. The group often shares digitized copies of Soviet academic publications on the subject.
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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 Soviet Marxist literature in different languages of Soviet nationalities.
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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.
Digital archive of Foreign Affairs editions from 1922 till today, including many articles related to the Soviet Union.
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A digital archive and library of Soviet-era and later archaeological reports, surveys, and scholarship on Central Asia.
Digital photo archive of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, containing photo documents of the Institute from the 1940s till today.
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Publications of the State Archive of Odessa Oblast, among which many are downloadable document collections dedicated to important historical events in the region, such as Holodomor and the Second World War.
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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Publications of the State Archive of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, among which several are downloadable document collections on the Great Patriotic War, the national congress in the region in the 1934, and expeditions to the region in the 1930s.
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An ongoing digital project of the State Historical Archive of Sakhalin Oblast that digitizes and presents Soviet films and video recordings about Sakhalin. By February 2022, more than 300 films and video clips had been digitized under the project, and they will be gradually published online in the…
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The collection includes works by employees of the Udmurt Institute of History, Language and Literature of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences on the history of the region and various scientific areas of Finno-Ugric studies (linguistics, literary criticism, folklore, history, art…
This encyclopedia provides the most complete picture of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present. It provides access to various historical materials related to Soviet Jews.
Photographs of Birobidzhan in the 1930s.
Mediazona's oral history interview with Uyghur emigrants from China to the USSR.
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Online document collections published by the State Archive in Irbit.
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Digitized editions of newspapers and journals of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, including several old publications, such as "Kracnyi sever" and "Vremia Iamala".
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Digital collection of various materials (books, memoirs, samizdat, fictions) on the Soviet Union from an anti-Soviet perspective.
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Digitized full collection of Stalin's works in 18 volumes, with alphabetic indicators for titles and relevant additional materials.
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Digitized full collection of Lenin's works in 55 volumes, with alphabetic indicators for titles.
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Digital project of the Union of Photo Journalists of Kyrgyzstan. On the website you can find thousands of well-annotated historical photographs of Kyrgyzstan and the Kyrgyz people. Besides, the website also has a book section and a map section, where you can download digital copies of old books and…
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The exhibitions cover various topics in Kazakhstan's history, including the Kazakh famine of the 1930s, nationalities questions, cultural and scientific development in Soviet Kazakhstan, the nation's political leaders, etc.
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Online database on WWⅡ Soviet prisoners of war from Kazakhstan, developed by the Presidential Archive of Kazakhstan.
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Online database on victims of the Kazakh Famine of the 1930s, developed by the Presidential Archive of Kazakhstan.
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Three downloadable document collections on Soviet-era deportations to Kazakhstan from 1930 to 1945, published by the Archive of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. More digital publications may be added to this section in the future.
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Selections of documents from the "Special files (Особые папки)" of the Presidential Archive of Kazakhstan. Currently, only two documents are available online in this section, but more documents may be published online in the future.
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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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Digital copies of Pravda Vostoka issues from 1966 till today, presented by the National Library of Uzbekistan.
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A few digital copies of books and newspaper issues of Soviet Kazakhstan as well as imperial Turkestan.
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A collection of publications, including books and periodicals, in the Finnish language from the imperial Russian through the early Soviet times.
This digital library provides open access to limited digitized Soviet newspaper issues and more contemporary publications. Access to books and dissertations requires registration and confirmation from the library.
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