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This site is an online version of an original exhibit that has toured Russia since 1995. The purpose of this exhibit about the history of Jews in Europe and in Russia has been put together to help understand their life, religion and culture, the adversities they faced and to present the dangers of intolerance.
The list of victims of tragic events in Moscow (September - October 1993)
This is an excellent site dealing primarily with pre-Soviet era history.
Russian electronic journal, devoted to the problems of Russian history. Information about historical conferences and links to the Russian and foreign historical resources on Internet are also available on this site.
Rusnet America has put together a listing of names and addresses of sources in the United States for Russian history information. Unfortunately, they do not provide WWW links to the resources but this is an invaluable list regardless.
The goal of the project is to scientifically and accessibly portray the history of Siberia on this website in the Russian language.
Online publication of the Sochi Branch of the Russian Geographic Society provides information about local history, geography, archeology of Sochi region.
This is a good starting point for studying Russian/SovietUnion history - especially that of the 1930's. James Seaman has alsoincluded a good bibliography.
Take an extensive tour through the palace of the last Tsar of Russia, Nikolas II, and his family in the town of Tsarskoe Selo outside St. Petersburg. This well produced site also provides an indepth history including the Romanov family, biographies of those in the palace, photos of the family plus much more.
The history of the automobile in Russia. (In Russian)
This site presents a general history of the country through the 18th century in Part I and in Part Two, from the 19th century to the present.
This site may be used in two ways - by playing the single-user online game to uncover the mysterious lost fortune of the Romanov's and thereby learning of this period of history or just by visiting the large information site on Tsar Nicholas II and his famous family.
This exhibit, part of the Smithsonian's Natural Museum of History Arctic Studies Center, uses modern research methods to study Northeastern Siberia and Alaska in order to provide historical and ethnic diversity information about the North Pacific Rim.
Established by Serge Naumov at the University of North Carolina. This server is called "Dazhdbog's Grandsons" because, as Sergei tells us, that is what the ancient Russians called themselves. This entire site is well worth the visit but make sure to go to "Exhibitions" and then on to Moscow to view lots of beautiful photographs and other interesting information.
A member of the Humanities OnLine initiative (H-NET), this moderated discussion list promotes scholarly discussion of Russian and Soviet history. Their WWW site provides varied bibliographical, research and teaching aids, academic announcements and other online resources.
Russian history and recent events (including the RussianNavy) are displayed with this listing of varied pictorial resources.
After the fall of Communism in 1991, a movement to make previously top secret papers available was undertaken. This remarkable and progressive exhibit (also shown in Moscow) makes many important 20th century documents about the workings of the Soviet-era government available for public viewing. The Library of Congress lays this virtual exhibit out in a well planned tour.
Maintained by The English Server at Carnegie Mellon University, this searchable archive has a collection of the above authors' writings in economic and social theory.
Kate Pickering wrote this interesting BA essay for Russian Civilization in 1997 as a student at the University of Chicago.
Alexey Tikhonov and Roman Felixov of Penza Technological Institute have put together this website which includes a brief history on this region situated on the East European plain, south-east of Moscow.
Bucknell University's extensive, well organized and diversified resource of the history of Russia includes a chronological account of their past, information on the dynasties, the genealogy of the nobility, cyrillic, currency and much, much more.
A brief but informative history covers the founding of Russia in the 9th century until the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
Put together to entice investigating Russian medieval history, this site contains tidbits of very interesting information. Be sure to check back often as their information will change from time to time.
Biographies of the some of leaders of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics are presented. Additional historical information such as Perestroika as and a speech by Mikhail Gorbachev and is also presented
Kevin Brooks has put together a wonderful site "celebrating 2,000 years of Jewish life in Russia and the Ukraine". In addition, he has links to resources about the Khazarias in other areas of the former Soviet Union and Europe.
This comprehensive site contains many of the works of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, to be used for research material or general reading pleasure for those interested in this stream of thought. Also included are their biographies, a photogallery and links to the works of other authors.
A variety of resources to understand more about the Russion Revolution.
This article, written for the Viking Network, depicts the history of the relationship between the Russians and the Scandavians - beginning in the 9th century.
This virtual museum tour of the Romanov dynasty is presented by the Florida International Museum and the Moscow Kremlin Museums with over 250 artifacts covering 300 years. Also featured is a timeline, exhibition information, plus other useful and fun information.
This site contains information about historical books and articles thatwere censored under Soviet Rule. Included are articles such as"Russophobia" and "The Future of Russia: Understanding Problems". InRussian Only.
Established by Slava Gerovitch of MIT in 1997, this guideprovides historians with information resources about the Russian and Sovietscience and technology worldwide.
This site gives the history of the devastating Battle for Stalingrad from 1942 -1943 and the city today. (It is slow to load but very informative!)
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