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A project that collects and presents materials about the experience of Baptist and Pentecostal communities in the USSR.
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Oral history interview with Mr. Denys Stavnychyi by St. Andrew's Episcopal School Student Conrad Osipowicz. In this interview Stavnychyi, who lived in the Ukraine at the time of the Chernobyl disaster in 1986, reiterates the seriousness of the tragedy and reflects on the inefficiency of the…
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Oral history interviews with victims and witnesses of Soviet political repressions.
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This collection, a project of the WRHS Cleveland Jewish Archives Advisory Committee, includes oral histories with Soviet Jews from the Greater Cleveland area and related materials. The collection consists primarily of abstracts, article drafts, correspondence, descriptions of the project, a…
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A civic project that collects and presents oral history interviews, photographs, archival documents, and other materials related to Soviet political repressions in Belarus.
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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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A website dedicated to mosaics in Tajikistan's architecture and artwork. On this site, users can browse photos of Tajikistan's mosaic artworks, locate them on a digital map, and learn about the artists and history of the mosaics.
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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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An online exhibit of digitized Soviet and Russian newspaper editions from the 1980s through the 1990s that illuminate the transformation of Russian society in that period.
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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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Digitized manuscripts of Aleksandr Blok, Andrei Belyi, Innokentii Annenskii, Marina Tsvetaeva, and Fedor Sologub.
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The Wende Museum is an art museum and historical archive dedicated to the Cold War. Its online collections consist of artworks, artifacts, documents, films, and historical witness interviews related to the subject.
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The collection consists of Russian-language works, correspondence, and printed matter of Mandelʹshtam. It contains holograph and typed manuscripts of his poems, reviews, articles, and essays, often in draft form representing different stages of his work, many of which are in the hand of his wife,…
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A collection of Russian and early Soviet music scores published from 1904 to 1938.
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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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Document collections and other publications of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Russia, based on the agency's declassified archival documents. Currently, this page provides free access to one document collection dedicated to Europe and the USSR during 1935-1945.
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A few well-organized online exhibitions of documents from Latvian archives, many of which are dedicated to Soviet political repressions in Latvia.
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The database contains lists of persons who were deported from Latvia to distant territories of the USSR by the Soviet regime between 1941 and 1953.
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A database that collects information related to the historical heritage of the diaspora in Latvia and the world. This heritage consists of the documents of both individuals and organizations, covering the period from the years of the Second World War to the regaining of Latvia's independence.
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Document collections published by the State Archives of Latvia, some of which have digital versions freely available via this web page.
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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 web-archive containing photos, videos, books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, and other types of materials related to Abkhazia.
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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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Resolution of the Azerbaijan SSR Council of Ministers "On the approval of the Model Rules for registering citizens who need to improve housing conditions and allocating residential areas in the territory of the Azerbaijan SSR"
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Document collections on various topics based on Ukrainian foreign intelligence service records.
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Online exhibitions of archival documents from the State Archive of Poltava Oblast.
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Online exhibitions, databases, and listings of documents of the Central Archive of the Ministry of Defence of Russia. The resources are mostly dedicated to the Great Patriotic War.
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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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Online exhibitions and digital document collections published by the Moscow Oblast Archival Center.
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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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Over 150 propaganda posters from the early years of the Soviet Union (1920s-1930s). These posters have been digitized and the images placed in a database with information about each poster. The text included in some of the posters has been translated into English.
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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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A digital library consisting of digitized records from different libraries in Kyrgyzstan.
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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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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 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 20th-century photography, architecture & design of Central and Eastern Europe.
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A Twitter account that shares clips of Soviet and Eastern European animation.
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A Twitter account that shares Soviet photographs, architecture & design, and USSR propaganda art.
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A Telegram channel that shares Soviet psychedelic artwork, including paintings, cartoons, caricatures, posters, etc.
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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 Telegram channel that shares digitized Soviet textbooks.
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Moldavian historian Igor Casu's Academia.edu page, where he has shared many document collections and original archival documents on KGB activities in the Moldavian SSR, Soviet-Romanian relations, and other subjects.
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