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Russian Literature and Language


Core and Additional Databases


  • Russian Central Newspapers
  • Pravda -  digital and searchable archive of Pravda. Goes back to Pravda's first issue, April 1922, and through the end of 2009. Photos, cartoons and advertisements form Soviet times.
  • Izvestiia Digital Archive "Among the longest-running Russian newspapers, Izvestiia was founded in March 1917 and during the Soviet period was the official organ of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. Izvestiia has traditionally been a popular news source within intellectual and academic circles."
  • Novoe Russkoe Slovo Digital Archive  The leading newspaper of the Russian émigré community in North America from 1910 until 2010, 

Russian Studies Librarian

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Tatiana Bedjanian
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