Russian primary sources, 20th century - 2nd half: databases, documents, periodicals, books, articles
A unique online archive of Russian pre-revolutionary and Soviet newspapers (67 titles) printed in 1912-1991, many of them very rare. The pages and articles of these newspapers are available in PDF or DJVU format. The publications are arranged by year, month and title.
A unique collection of documents at www.bukovsky-archives.net
All material (PDF format) is in Russian, document titles are presented in Russian and English.
An online collection of primary sources that includes texts, images, maps and audio and video materials from the Soviet era (1917-1991). All documents are arranged by year and by subject, are fully searchable, and are translated into English.
Anti-Soviet Electronic Library: Historical Materials and Books is a project developed by Andrey Perensky, the founder of the ImWerden electronic library. The collection includes various material illustrating life in the Soviet Union (1922-1991).
'Samizdat'. An Anthology. A unique online collection of censored publications (1950's-1970's) privately circulated within the Soviet Union at www.antology.igrunov.ru 'Samizdat' was a key form of dissident activity across the Soviet bloc in which individuals reproduced forbidden or unpublishable literature by hand and passed the documents from reader to reader.