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Shortly before the 100th anniversary of the 1917-year Revolution the Presidential Library implements a project dedicated to this memorable date. Throughout the 2017th the array of documental sources consistently revealing the course of events will be weekly updated. At the end of 2017 a special collection will be prepared on the basis of these selections.

Russian America

Featured collection includes the archival materials and the studies that tell about the North American territories that were part of the Russian Empire in the XVIII and the XIX centuries, a history of their discovery and development, the activities of the Russian-American Company and the Russian Orthodox Church in North America.

Russia – Bulgaria: from the history of relationship

The selection of official documents, archives, studies and other materials covers the socio-political and cultural development of Bulgaria and certain issues of relationship between Bulgaria and Russia in different historical periods.

Russia – France: on the history of relations

The collection consists of official documents, archival materials and studies that reveal certain aspects of the history of the state of France, as well as the diplomatic, cultural, scientific and the economic relations between France and Russia in different historical periods.

Alexander Nevsky

Included are the studies, the essays and illustrative materials related to the Grand Duke Alexander Nevsky.

F.N. Plevako (1842-1909)

The collection, timed to coincide with the 175th anniversary of an outstanding Russian lawyer Fyodor Nikiforovich Plevako, contains various information about him, his speeches, content of particular cases and his correspondence.


Collation features selected works of the “Sibir.doc” All-Russian Photography Competition (2016), which objective is to save and to communicate to the nation the history of the Great Tyumen Oblast (including the Tyumen Oblast, the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug).

Russian literature: current studies

The selection includes authors’ abstracts of dissertations on the Russian literature of various periods from an antiquity to the present day. In the presented studies the literary works are reviewed, along with the stylistic and thematic idiosyncrasy of creative work of the Russian writers, their part and place in the literary process.

The Most Holy Governing Synod in the history of Russian statehood

The collection includes the research studies, legal documents, sources of personal origin, social and political journalism, drafts and blueprints, photographs and postcards, as well as periodicals on the history of the Holy Synod − the supreme authority of the ecclesiastical and state administration of Russian church in 1721-1917 years.

Institution of presidency in Russia

The collection includes legislative acts, studies, manuals, video records, texts of addresses, and other materials related to the activities of the President of the Russian Federation and the bodies ensuring his work.