Encyclopedias & Databases
400 dictionaries and encyclopedias at Academic.ru
CyberLeninka - Russian Open Access Scientific Library
This very useful electronic database includes more than 150 000 articles from various Russian scientific journals. The articles are arranged by subject and can be accessed both online and through mobile devices.
Great Russian Encyclopedic Dictionary Online
More than 80 000 entries, including ca 20 000 biographical notes.
Brochhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary
This comprehensive 86-volume encyclopedia in Russian was published in 1890–1907. It contains more than 120 000 articles.
The World of Russan Encyclopedias
A good source featuring more than 350 Russian language encyclopedias.
A free source of information about Russian law published at RussianLawOnline.com Divided into various subject areas.
Russian sayings and bywords collected by Vladimir Dal
V. Dahl (Dal) was a famous Russian lexicographer whose collection was published in the late 19th century as 'The Sayings and Bywords of the Russian People', featuring more than 30 000 entries.
Russian Portrait Gallery
More than 14 000 images arranged in alphabetical order.
Online catalogue of old Russian icons
This online database contains listings and image galleries of Russian icons (371 images).
Encyclopedia of Russian museums
A Russian-language website dedicated to museums and museum studies in Russia.
Online Encyclopedia of Russian Mythology
This Russian-language reference work is easy to use and offers a number of interesting articles arranged by subject.