January 19, 2023

World Spotlight: Russia & the Former Soviet Union

Last Updated on September 12, 2022

Russia--administrative divisions

These primary source collections relate to Russia as well as the former Soviet Union.

Online exhibitions

World Digital Library sources

Meeting of Frontiers, Russia & America in Alaska bilingual, multimedia English-Russian digital library



The Kremlin: Frontline Diplomacy: The Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection

U.S. historical newspaper coverage


Russia-related films & webcasts

Books & other texts


Related primary source sets

Teaching resources


Related resources


  1. Glenn Jensen, NBCT says

    There is a treasure trove of items here suitable for the classroom. Great work!

    • TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus says

      Thanks, Glenn. TPS-Barat encourages everyone to let us know what Library sources they are using and how they are using those sources.

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