Other Web Sites Concerning Russian Archives
- Brookings Institute
This site provides current economic and social
statistical information on the former Soviet Union.
- Chadwyck-Healey's Archives
As fittingly self-described,Chadwyck-Healey's Archives USA "allows instant access to the special
collection details of more than 4,400 repositories. It includes
records, complete with detailed indexes, for approximately 100,000
- Douglas Hartman's Pages
These boast "Russian
Sites and Links Galore!," which Hartman describes as offering "a vast
collection of more than 400 links on Russia, CIS, and NIS." It recently
was updated with special sites on research resources in Russian history,
and it is worth an acquaintance.
- Eurasia Research
The ERC conducts research and analysis of
geopolitical relations, economic trends, privatization,
democratization, human rights issues, and internal politics
of the central Eurasian area. Well-cited, scholarly papers on the
former Soviet Union occasionally appear at this site.
Friends & Partners Reference Library
This site provides references,
bibliographic records, and databases on a wide gamut of issues in Soviet
The Hoover Institute undertakes research projects dealing
with war, revolution and peace. These include several about the former
Soviet Union. An example is: The Communist Party Archives Microfilm
Central Asia Resource Project
ICARP's site gives invaluable links
to archives, libraries, and publications which specifically relate to
Central Asia and Russia. Subject headings worthy of further exploration
include the nationality policies of the USSR and simply the "ex-USSR."
Research and Exchange Board
IREX offers profiles of its most
recent research endeavors, as well as practical tips on access to and
location of Soviet archives.
of Congress's Documents from Soviet Archives
- Library of Congress
-- Country Studies
The Library of Congress offers a multitude of
databases online for researchers of the former Soviet Union. For example,
the Country Studies section allows researchers to choose from many
countries and regions of the former Soviet Union to obtain information
- PITT REES
REESWeb is a comprehensive index of resources on Eastern
Europe and the former Soviet Union.
To quote InfoSurf, East European Studies, "REENIC is an
excellent source for current news, newspapers, databases, other servers,
and libraries and archives."
- University of Kansas REES
This page offers specific detailed and updated databases about
the FSU, such as "Who's Who in Russia
and Eastern Europe".
- University of
Pittsburgh REES Page
This page gives helpful leads to related
research and scholarship, electronic publications, and surveys