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Contemporary Russian Politics: From the WEB

Focuses on research tools for study of contemporary Russian politics with emphasis on issues of elections, foreign relations, ethnicity, nationalism and terrorism.

Russia in facts and numbers

The Princeton Collection: A collection of declassified analytic documents on the former Soviet Union, produced by CIA's Directorate of Intelligence (DI) during 1951-1991 and released to the National Archives

CIA: World Fact Book: Russia

CIA: World maps including Russia

US Department of State: Russia country information

US Department of State: Background notes: Russia

Library of Congress Russian Collection

Library of Congress Law online: Russia

Library of Congress Country Study: USSR

Library of Congress Country Study: Russia


Important Russia-related sites

EBSEES (European Bibliography of Slavic and Eastern European Studies)

Database containing 85,000+ records, 1991--2007

Best Russian Websites
rich site of Russian resources from University of Iowa

WWW Virtual Library for Russian & East European Studies from University of Pittsburgh

SRAS in Russia
A mega-site from School of Russian and Asian Studies from University of Texas

Russian maps
Russia and FSU Maps from the Perry-Castaneda Library from University of Texas

Russia news and commentary sites

News and commentary in English:
Johnson's Russia List
A famous daily digest of Russia-related articles from Russian & non-Russian press
RFE/RL Newsline 
BBC News: Russia: Country profile

VOA Russian Service in English
RT Russia Today 
Russian TV news service in English
Russia News.Net
Provides daily headlines, news links on variety of subjects
An oldest post-Soviet independent news agency
Moscow Times 
A site of Moscow English language daily paper
Russia in Global Affairs 
Analytical on line magazine in English

News and commentary in Russian:
BBC NEWS Russian Service

VOA Russian Service in Russian
Site of leading Russian economics and politics magazine 
Major Russian on-line news site 
Major Russian on-line news site
Russian State Duma
Official information site

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