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Kogu Me Lugu (translates into Collect Our Story, We're Collecting The Story, also Our Entire Story) is an online oral history portal that collects, preserves and shares the family stories of Estonians from around the world in video format. The project focuses on the memories of people who were…
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The official archive of Sakharov, containing scientific works, journalism, epistolary heritage, documents of social and political activity, memoirs, personal and property documents, as well as materials for evaluating the social activities of A. Sakharov and E. Bonner (discussion materials and…
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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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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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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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A web-archive containing photos, videos, books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, and other types of materials related to Abkhazia.
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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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The official YouTube channel of the National Archives of Armenia, where you can find numerous Soviet Armenian films, cartoons, and video clips from the Soviet era.
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A Twitter account that shares clips of Soviet and Eastern European animation.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares popular science, documentary, and educational films of the USSR.
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The VK page of a digital scholarly-educational project of the same name, dedicated to Russian and Soviet history, as well as world history. On the VK wall the project team shares various kinds of primary source materials on Soviet history.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares Soviet films, cartoons, TV and radio shows, music, photographs, paintings, and works of literature.
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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 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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The official VK page of the Russian State Fond of Television and Radio Programs, where you can find numerous video and audio materials of the Soviet era.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that has shared more than 600 Soviet films, cartoons, and foreign films that were shown in the USSR. Posts in this group are often thematically organized.
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Digital project that collects and presents old photographs and personal amateur films from the Soviet Union.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares Soviet and post-Soviet post-punk, psychedelia, industrial, noise rock, underground, and other types of niche music.
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A website dedicated to Soviet rock music, where you can search Soviet rock bands, listen to their music, and watch old video recordings.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that shares rare video and audio recordings of Soviet rock music.
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A VK (V Kontakte) group that features a huge collection of Soviet movies and movie-related media products (posters, music, etc.).
A VK (V Kontakte) group dedicated to Soviet films. It shares online watchable Soviet films, as well as soundtracks and information about the Soviet film industry.
The official YouTube channel of an oral history project, Ustnaia istoriia, initiated by the Moscow State University focusing on culture and science. On the channel you can find recordings of oral history interviews conducted within this project.
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A YouTube channel that presents Soviet films, TV programs, and theater productions.
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The official YouTube channel of the Russian State Fond of Television and Radio programs. It presents video recordings of Soviet TV programs, including films and TV series, news, music, documentaries, programs on sports and culture, etc.
A YouTube Channel with plentiful historical video materials about Kazakhstan, specifically about Dinmukhamed Kunaev and the Jambul Region.
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A YouTube channel dedicated to Russian/Soviet and world history. It presents numerous historical video materials, documentaries, oral history interviews, and educational resources (lectures, etc.)
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Digital archive of Kazakhstani films, recordings of TV programs, and other types of video materials. Gneres include documentaries, popular science, educational, and artistic films.
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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 digital archive and library of the Ukrainian Information Service (UIS London), an information bureau established in London during the 1970s as the successor of the Ukrainian Publishers. It contains archival fonds related to the OUN and collections of books, periodicals, and other types of…
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Digital archive of manuscripts, notes, photographs, video clips, and audio recordings about the life and literary career of Anna Akhmatova.
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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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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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Digital project dedicated to Soviet archaeologist and anthropologist Mikhail Gerasimov. On the website, you can download the digital copies of his major works and browse photos, videos, and documents about the scholar.
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A comprehensive database on the Great Patriotic War in Ulyanovsk Oblast, including online exhibitions of archival documents, databases on biographies of war participants, war-time video and radio clips, and downloadable document collections on the subject.
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Several old video clips from the Perm State Archive of Socio-political History.
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An information portal that contains extensive data on the WWⅡ experience of the Perm region.
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Online exhibitions of the Scientific Library of Tomsk State University, some of which are dedicated to the Great Patriotic War.
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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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Official website of Dinmukhamed Kunaev, one of the most important Kazakh political leaders in the 20th century. On the website you can find his biographic information as well as many relevant documents and photographs.
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Digital archival system of the archives of Lithuania, where you can easily access extensive digitized archival documents and finding aids of Lithuanian state archives.
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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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Digital information portal on the Great Patriotic War in Leningrad that includes various databases, digital projects, online exhibitions, and downloadable document collections. One can find a lot of interesting documents following the links to different projects on this page.
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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 former East German State Security (Stasi) Archive. Thousands of documents and items are available online now, many of which are related to Soviet-East German relations.
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Information portal of the National Archives of Estonia, where you can find links to various digital archives, digital libraries, online databases, and digital projects of Estonian archives.
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Digital film and sound archive of the National Archives of Estonia. Here you can find thousands of Soviet Estonian movies as well as sound recordings. Movies can be played on the website directly.
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Archive of Lithuanian movies from 1930 till today, containing thousands of Soviet Lithuanian productions.
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