The Arca Russica information portal is your gateway to a wide range of online resources dedicated to the Russian language, literature, history, art, and culture. 

The collection of links includes bibliographies, catalogues, databases, digitized texts, image banks, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other information available in the public domain. Especially the Russian websites offer unique material that is little-known outside Russia. 
Arca Russica indicates the language of the websites included by the abbreviations RU and EN. In rare cases, websites offer information in other languages. The links are organised along thematic lines that cover the main areas of Russian studies.
New Russia-related sites are continually appearing and therefore this collection of links will be regularly updated.  
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4 February – 17 September 2017

Two hundred and fifty years after Catherine the Great founded the Hermitage,

the Hermitage Amsterdam presents her life story

in a sumptuous exhibition on Europe's longest-reigning empress.


learn more about this exhibition