Sport in Russia
The collection features official documents, archive materials, studies, educational material, reference and visual materials, periodicals reflecting the history of sports development in our country. The section is emphasized on football. The creation of this section is timed to the holding of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The section includes both historical and modern materials. In particular, the photographs showing the construction of stadiums in Russian cities hosting matches of the world championship are widely represented.
While forming the collection, the materials from the official Internet portals of the President of Russia, the Government of the Russian Federation, the Russian Football Union, the official Internet portal for legal information, materials from the collections of the Russian State Historical Archive, the State Archive of the Russian Federation, the Main Archive of Moscow (Glavarkhiv) The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, the National Library of Russia, the Russian State Library, the Library of the Academy Sciences, the State Public Historical Library, the Russian Institute of Art History, the Center for Information Technologies and Systems of Executive Authorities, the N. A. Dobrolyubov Arkhangelsk Regional Scientific Library, the Pushkin Zabaikalsk Regional Universal Scientific Library, the Samara Regional Universal Scientific Library, the First President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin Ural Federal University, the Publishing House "St. Petersburg Vedomosti", the ANO "Tyumen Region Today", the editorial staff of the newspaper "Krasnaya Zvezda", the Children's Museum postcards and from private collections have been used.