The Memory of the Great Victory
Since 2010, the Presidential Library has been creating an electronic collection dedicated to the victory in the Great Patriotic War. The collection includes official documents, photo and newsreels, wartime newspapers, books of agitation and propaganda nature, collections of articles, biographies, testimonies of combatants and workers of the home front, their personal documents, images of combat and labor awards, monuments and memorial complexes.
The material is placed in thematic sections, provided with brief annotations. Some of the materials are available in the Electronic reading room.
The selection and preparation of the collection of materials involves archive of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation; Library for Natural Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Library of Congress; the Tyutchev Bryansk Regional Scientific Universal Library, the Military History Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation; the M. Gorky Volgograd Regional Universal Scientific Library; the main archival department of the city of Moscow; State Archives of the Russian Federation; Children's multimedia studio M-ART of the St. Petersburg City Palace of Young Creativity; the Pushkin Zabaikalsky Regional Universal Scientific Library; Publishing house "St. Petersburg Vedomosti"; Interagency supercomputer center of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Museum-library "Books of the Siege of the City"; M. Gorky Scientific Library of St. Petersburg State University; the National Library of Belarus; the National Library of the Republic of Buryatia; the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan; the National Library of the Republic of Karelia; the Novosibirsk State Regional Scientific Library; the Pushkin Omsk State Regional Scientific Library; the Krupskaya Orenburg Regional Universal Scientific Library; the Lermontov Penza Regional Library; the Russian Academy of Arts; the Russian State Archive of Film and Photo Documents; the Russian State Historical Archive; the Paustovsky Ryazan Regional Youth Library; the St. Petersburg studio of documentary films; the Lermontov Stavropol Regional Universal Scientific Library; the Tula Regional Universal Scientific Library; the Mendeleev Tyumen Regional Scientific Library; The fundamental library of the St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University; The Empress Maria Feodorovna fundamental library of the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia; the Central Naval Library.