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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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A digital project presenting extensive documents related to the First Republic of Georgia.
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A web-archive containing photos, videos, books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, and other types of materials related to Abkhazia.
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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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A database of more than 3,500 officially published legal acts of the BSSR.
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Document collections on various topics based on Ukrainian foreign intelligence service records.
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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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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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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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The LiveJournal blog of Igor Petrov, an independent historian living in Germany. In this blog he often posts translated archival documents and other types of primary source materials, often translated into Russian from Germen by himself, on various topics in Soviet history. His posts are often…
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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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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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A VK (V Kontakte) group that often shares primary source materials (mostly archival documents) on Lenin and Leninism, as well as secondary literature on Soviet political history.
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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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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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This publication lists all the members of the Central Committee and the Central Auditing Commission of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) who were elected at different Congresses of the CPSU.
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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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Russian and Eurasian collections at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives. Though most items in the collections are not available online, users can still access thousands of Soviet posters and western radio broadcast records related to the USSR online.
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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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A set of digital tools provided by the United State Archive of Orenburg Oblast, including online guides to the archive's collections and finding aids, and a few online databases. The databases include a database on individuals evacuated to the Chkalov Oblast during the Great Patriotic War, a…
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Online exhibitions, downloadable PDF document collections, and digital projects of the State Archive of Murmansk Oblast. There are many interesting materials under the "Выставки" and "Сборники архивных документов, справочники" sections. Notebly, "МУРМАНСКИЙ НЭП" is a digital project dedicated to the…
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Topics include evacuations during the Great Patriotic War, local scientific and cultural development, etc.
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Digital exhibition of Russian archival documents on Soviet domestic political system and US-Soviet relations.
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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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Digitized full collection of Stalin's works in 18 volumes, with alphabetic indicators for titles and relevant additional materials.
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Digitized finding aids and some documents of the State Archive of Chernihiv Oblast. The digital archive contains a lot of documents, but they are not organized in a clear way. Users may read the finding aids first, and then check out digitized "SPRAVI" to access original documents.
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Digital archive of the State Archive of Ternopil Oblast, consisting of a digital reading room for reading finding aids and digitalized documents, and an online exhibition section.
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Several thematic online exhibitions of archival documents on the establishment of Belarus statehood, the Great Patriotic War, prominent Belarus individuals, as well as pre-revolution historical events.
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Many downloadable document collections published by the State Archive of Eastern-Kazakhstan Oblast on various interesting topics, such as Kazakh migration to China in the 1920s and the collectivization of agriculture in the region.
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Digital archive of the State Archive of Western-Kazakhstan Oblast. It consists of several sections, including a section on the archive's digital publications, a section on digitized historical periodicals, a section on digital exhibitions of archival documents, and a digital reading room for reading…
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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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