Russian resources

3. resources in the rest of the world

3.1 archives

Johnson's Russia List is an online archive of contemporary articles concerning Russia harvested from the media. It is organised into smaller archives on topics such as Yeltsin, the Ukraine, Media/Internet, Chechnya, Culture and others.

Political Parties and Organisations (Russian Federation) is a political resource portal with links to Russia’s political parties, Russia’s constitution, election information, government information and the official sites of Russia’s regions and republics. It includes links to information on Chechnya.

The United States Library of Congress offers an online version of the 1996 exhibition Revelations from the Russian Archives which provided one of the first insights into the archives of the Soviet Union.

The Yale Russian Archive Project will serve as a clearinghouse for information in order to facilitate access to the newly available documents in the archives of the former Soviet Union and provides scholars with detailed information about the archives before they travel to Russia or other former Soviet Republics.

Hoover Institution Stanford University contains an archives of the Soviet communist party and Soviet state as well as other former Soviet communist republics including pre-revolutionary parties and movements. It also host a Russian Archives project and Museum of Russian Culture Project.

The KGB documents and the researches in the Baltic states website offers documents from the former headquarters from Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.

The Russia Votes website contains polling and other monitoring information regarding Russian elections. Launched in 1992 as a joint project of the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for the Study of Public Policy and Moscow’s LevadaCenter, the site contains up-to-date polls on a number of issues facing Russian voters in the area of politics, economics, society, welfare and security.

The Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record contains a splendid collection of photographs from the end of the Russian Empire.

Russian Painting covers icons, paintings of the 18th and 19th centuries and painters of the 20th century, including pieces by Marc Chagall, Vasily Kandinsky, Natalia Goncharova, Kasimir Malevich and Michail Larionov.

Archives Portal Europe provides access to information on archival material from different European countries as well as information on archival institutions throughout the continent.