Russia


Map of Russia

"The Revolutions of Russia. The Accession of Nicholas I, 1825," The International Monthly Magazine, vol. 4, issue 5 (December 1851).

Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps, The Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Chronology of the Soviet Union

History of Russia and the Former USSR

Conant, Charles A., "Russia as a World Power," The North American Review, vol. 168, issue 507 (February 1899).

PBS, The Face of Russia

PBS, People's Century: Red Flag, Accounts of the Russian Revolution

Russian History, Bucknell University

Botkine, Pierre, "A Voice for Russia," By the Secretary of the Russian Legation. The Century, vol. 45, issue 4 (Feb 1893).

New York Public Library, "The Romanovs: Their Empire, Their Books. The Political, Religious, Cultural, and Social Life of Russia's Imperial House"

Czar Nicholas II

Borges, E, Ph.D., "The New Czar and What We May Expect From Him," Harper's New Monthly Magazine, vol. 91, issue 541 (June, 1895).

Russian National Tourist Office, The History of Russia

Revelations from the Russian Archives, Library of Congress

American Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1918-1920

The Truth About Kronstad

The Kronstadt Uprising 1921 by Ida Mett

Escape, Beyond Kronstadt - the Bolsheviks in power

J. V. Stalin, THE REVOLUTION IN CHINA AND THE TASKS OF THE COMINTERN, Speech Delivered at the Tenth Setting, Eight Plenum of the E.C.C.I., May 24, 1927

RUSSIA - Chronicle of Events, March 1985 - January 1992

Yahoo's Full News Coverage: Russia

Transitions

The Annenberg/CPB Project, "Russia: How has Change Affected the Former USSR?"

Russian News Navigator

Russian History

Soviet Foreign Policy Articles, mainly in the 1980s, maintained by the University of Hawaii

Messages Relating to the Bolshevik Revolution, 7-22 November 1917

Letter from Lenin authorizing the hanging of kulaks opposed to the Bolsheviks, 1918

RESEARCH NOTES: THE RUSSIAN NUCLEAR DECLASSIFICATION PROJECT: SETTING UP THE A-BOMB EFFORT, 1946 by G. A. Goncharov, N. I. Komov, A. S. Stepanov

Page on Stalin

D'Agostino, Anthony, "Stalin Old and New," The Russian Review, vol. 54, no. 3, July 1995

Rivals and Allies: Stalin, Mao, and the Chinese Civil War, January 1949 Introduction by Odd Arne Westad

MORE ON MAO IN MOSCOW, Dec. 1949-Feb. 1950

Fighting for Friendship: Mao, Stalin, and the Sino-Soviet Treaty of 1950 by Odd Arne Westad

THE DISCREPANCY BETWEEN THE RUSSIAN AND CHINESE VERSIONS OF MAO’S 2 OCTOBER 1950 MESSAGE TO STALIN ON CHINESE ENTRY INTO THE KOREAN WAR: A CHINESE SCHOLAR’S REPLY by SHEN Zhihua translated by CHEN Jian

STALIN, MAO, KIM AND KOREAN WAR ORIGINS, 1950: A RUSSIAN DOCUMENTARY DISCREPANCY by Dieter Heinzig

MAO ZEDONG AND DULLES’S “PEACEFUL EVOLUTION” STRATEGY: REVELATIONS FROM BO YIBO’S MEMOIRS Introduction, translation, and annotation by Qiang Zhai

THE EMERGING DISPUTES BETWEEN BEIJING AND MOSCOW: TEN NEWLY AVAILABLE CHINESE DOCUMENTS, 1956- 1958   Translated and Annotated by Zhang Shu Guang and Chen Jian

MAO ON SINO-SOVIET RELATIONS: Conversations with the Soviet Ambassador, 1956, Introduction by Odd Arne Westad

MAO ZEDONG’S HANDLING OF THE TAIWAN STRAITS CRISIS OF 1958: CHINESE RECOLLECTIONS AND DOCUMENTS Translated and Annotated by Li Xiaobing, Chen Jian, and David L. Wilson

Khrushchev’s Nuclear Promise To Beijing During the 1958 Crisis introduction by Vladislav M. Zubok

THE USSR FOREIGN MINISTRY’S APPRAISAL OF SINO- SOVIET RELATIONS ON THE EVE OF THE SPLIT, SEPTEMBER 1959 by Mark Kramer

NEW EAST-BLOC DOCUMENTS ON THE SINO-INDIAN CONFLICT, 1959 & 1962

KHRUSHCHEV VS. MAO: A PRELIMINARY SKETCH OF THE ROLE OF PERSONALITY IN THE SINO-SOVIET SPLIT by William Taubman

A New “Cult of Personality”: Suslov’s Secret Report on Mao, Khrushchev, and Sino-Soviet Tensions, December 1959

A Crucial Step toward the Breakdown of the Sino-Soviet Alliance: The Withdrawal of Soviet Experts from China in July 1960 by Chen Jian

KHRUSHCHEV’S 1960 TROOP CUT: NEW RUSSIAN EVIDENCE by Vladislav M. Zubok

The Sino-Indian Conflict, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Sino-Soviet Split, October 1962: New Evidence from the Russian Archives by M.Y. Prozumenschikov

EAST GERMAN DOCUMENTS ON THE BORDER CONFLICT, 1969 by Christian F. Ostermann

IN THE REGION AND IN THE CENTER: SOVIET REACTIONS TO THE BORDER RIFT by Elizabeth Wishnick

SOVIET DOCUMENTS ON ANGOLA AND SOUTHERN AFRICA, 1975-79

FIDEL CASTRO’S 1977 SOUTHERN AFRICA TOUR: A REPORT TO HONECKER

THE HORN, THE COLD WAR, AND DOCUMENTS FROM THE FORMER EAST-BLOC: AN ETHIOPIAN VIEW by Ermias Abebe

MOSCOW, MENGISTU, AND THE HORN: DIFFICULT CHOICES FOR THE KREMLIN by Paul B. Henze

EAST GERMANY AND THE HORN CRISIS: DOCUMENTS ON SED AFRIKAPOLITIK By Christian F. Ostermann

RUSSIAN & EAST GERMAN DOCUMENTS ON THE HORN OF AFRICA, 1977-78

SINO-SOVIET TENSIONS, 1980: TWO RUSSIAN DOCUMENTS by Elizabeth Wishnick

ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMISSION OF THE COUNCIL OF THE UNION OF THE USSR SUPREME SOVIET (MIKHAIL GORBACHEV) BEFORE THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT, London, 18 Dec. 1984

STATEMENT BY SOVIET GENERAL SECRETARY GORBACHEV, NUCLEAR WEAPON TEST MORATORIUM, 29 July 1985

ADDRESS BY SOVIET GENERAL SECRETARY GORBACHEV BEFORE MEMBERS OF THE FRENCH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY [EXTRACT] Paris, 3 Oct. 1985

STATEMENT BY THE GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE CPSU CENTRAL COMMITTEE Moscow, 15 Jan. 1986

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV'S SPEECH IN MURMANSK AT THE CEREMONIAL MEETING ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE ORDER OF LENIN AND THE GOLD STAR TO THE CITY OF MURMANSK, Murmansk, 1 Oct. 1987

GORBACHEV DELIVERS STATEMENT ON AFGHANISTAN, 8 February 1988

FOREIGN POLICY AND PERESTROIKA: SPEECH BY SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTER EDUARD SHEVARDNADZE TO THE PLENARY SESSION OF THE USSR SUPREME SOVIET, Moscow, 23 October 1989

JOINT SOVIET-US STATEMENT ON ARMS LIMITATIONS, DISARMAMENT AND BILATERAL AFFAIRS, Moscow, 10 February 1990

R E S O L U T I O N of the 3rd All-Union Conference of the Society "Unity, for Leninism and Communistic Ideals", October 28, 1990, Leningrad, ON THE LACK OF CONFIDENCE IN THE POLICIES OF THE GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION [CC CPSU] M.S. GORBACHEV

STATEMENT MADE BY PRESIDENT MIKHAIL GORBACHEV ON SOVIET TELEVISION, Moscow , 5 October 1991

"Reality Check: Revising Theories of International Politics in Response to the End of the Cold War," William C. Wohlforth, World Politics 50.4 (1998) 650-680

"Russia's "Ethnic Revival": The Separatist Activism of Regional Leaders in a Postcommunist Order," Daniel S. Treisman, World Politics 49.2 (1997) 212-249

"Imperial Ambition or Humanitarian Concern? Russia and its `Near Abroad' " By Ken Aldred & Martin A. Smith, Journal of Humanitarian Assistance, December 1995

Angela Stent and Lilia Shevtsova, "Russia's Election: No Turning Back," Foreign Policy 06/01/96

William C. Bodie, "Moscow's Near Abroad: Security Policy in Post-Soviet Europe," National Defense University, Mc Nair Paper Sixteen, June 1993

James Morrison, "Vladimir Zhirinovskiy: An Assessment of a Russian Ultra-Nationalist," National Defense University, McNair Paper 42, August 1995

John Jaworsky, "Ukraine: Stability and Instability," National Defense University, McNair Paper 42, August 1995

Open Media Research Institute

Toward a New Civilization by Mikhail Gorbachev, September 27, 1995

Russian History on the Internet. Includes biographies of Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin(1888-1938), Joseph Stalin (1879-1953), Leon Trotsky (1879-1940), and Vladimir Il'ich Lenin.

Chronology of Russian History

Marx, Engels Archive

RFE/RL Data Extraction: Jan 1, 1994 - Nov 30, 1994

Russia Database, University of Missouri

Other States of the Former Soviet Union, University of Missouri

OMRI Daily Digest

Post-Soviet Study Resources on the Internet (v1.1)

REESWeb: Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh

Slavic Review

Russian News Navigator

The Russian Revolution

US, Department of State, New Independent States of the Former USSR: Speeches, Testimony, Briefings

Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Roald Sagdeev & Andrei Kortunov

Consequences of the Afghan War: Lessons for Russia, Ret. Gen. Mahmut Gareev

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE AS NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY: HELPING THE FORMER SOVIET UNION FIND SOLUTIONS TO ITS ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS, Robert L. Dunaway, INSS Occasional Paper 4, November 1995, USAF Institute for National Security Studies, US Air Force Academy, Colorado

WEAPONS PROLIFERATION AND ORGANIZED CRIME: THE RUSSIAN MILITARY AND SECURITY FORCE DIMENSION, Graham H. Turbiville, Jr., INSS Occasional Paper 10, Proliferation Series, June 1996, USAF Institute for National Security Studies US Air Force Academy, Colorado

Russia Today

CIS MUTUAL DEFENSE PROBLEMS, CIS: DIFFERENT INTERESTS AND COMMON BORDERS, Y.Golotyuk "Segodnya", (Moscow, Russia), April 7, 1994

DEFENSE INDUSTRIES CONVERSION AND ARMS TRADE URAL DEFENSE INDUSTRY: TEST WITH CONVERSION, Vladimir Stakheev "Rossiyskiye Vesti", (Moscow, Russia), March 30, 1994

Increased Inequality, Poverty Accompany Economic Transition, by Michael Wyzan, Transition, Volume 2, Number 20, 4 October 1996

Voice of Russia

Russian Government Internet Network

International Foundation for Election Systems--Russia

Centre for Economic Reform and Transition

Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center

Conflict Studies Research Centre, Sandhurst

Communist Party of the Russian Federation

Russia Rules!!!

Russian Studies Links

RICHARD F. STAAR, Hoover Institution and Boston University, "Russia's National Security Concept," Perspective, Volume VIII, Number 3 (January - February 1998)

Institute for the Study of Conflict, Ideology, and Policy, Boston University, Perspective, A Journal Devoted to Post-Soviet Russia

ALEXANDER YANOV, "The Puzzles Of Patriotic Communism: Gennadi Zyuganov, The Russian Milosevic?" Institute for the Study of Conflict, Ideology, and Policy, Publication Series Number 12

POST-SOVIET MEDIA LAW & POLICY NEWSLETTER

U.S. Department of State, Stephen Sestanovich, Ambassador-at-Large and Special Adviser for the New Independent States
before the House International Relations Committee, "U.S. Policy Toward Russia," Washington, DC, July 16, 1998

"Moscow's Multipolar Mission" By CHANDLER ROSENBERGER, Institute for the Study of Conflict, Ideology & Policy, Perspective,  Volume VIII, Number 2 (November - December 1997)

Stelian Dumitrasou, Birch Empire, KGB Site

US, Agency for International Development,  ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE IN CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE AND THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT STATES OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION 

PBS, "Will Russia Survive Its Economic Crisis,?  17 September 1998

ADDRESS BY SECRETARY OF STATE MADELEINE K. ALBRIGHT TO THE US-RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL, Chicago, Illinois, October 2, 1998.

Stephen Sestanovich, Ambassador-at-Large and Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for the New Independent States, Address at Board of Governors meeting of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry, "Russia in Search of Realism," New York City, October 26, 1998

Celeste A. Wallander, Associate Professor of Government,"The Economization, Rationalization, and Normalization of Russian Foreign Policy," Harvard University, July 1997

Brian Taylor, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, "The Russian Military Outside Politics: a Historical Perspective," October 1997 

MIRIAM LANSKOY, "Once a Chekist ...," The Institute For The Study Of Conflict, Ideology And Policy, Volume II, Number 3 (July 25, 2000)  

Tribute to President Gorbachev

Archivio Eurasia, A collection of hard to find documents on change in Eurasia

"ANTI-SEMITISM IN RUSSIA," HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS OF THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, UNITED STATES SENATE, ONE HUNDRED SIXTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, FEBRUARY 24, 1999

Alan Larson, Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs, Remarks to the Rand Business Leaders Forum, "Russia and the United States: Next Steps in a Maturing Relationship," New York City, June 3, 2001

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, ""Munich: World Politics at the Crossroads" Article of Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, Published in the Newspaper Moskovskiye Novosti on March 23, 2007

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, "American Antimissiles in Europe: Myths and Reality' Article of Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, Published in the German Newspaper Handelsblatt on March 28, 2007


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