The collection is devoted to the 195th anniversary of the Russian satirist, journalist and official. It features digital copies of books, brochures, periodicals, postcards, archival documents and other materials. The collection comprises the first publications by Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin of particular interest, published in the magazines Otechestvennye Zapiski and Vestnik Evropy.
The collection devoted to the 140th anniversary of the great Russian poet Alexander Blok (1880–1921) includes digital copies of books, periodicals, archival documents, visual and video materials. It features, in particular, the play "On Love, Poetry and State Service", the speech "In Memory of Vrubel", the article "Russia and the Intelligentsia", photographs of Alexander Blok and people of his circle, surveys about the poet's life and career.
The collection is devoted to the 125th-anniversary of Russian poet Sergei Yesenin (1895–1925). It contains digital copies of archival documents, books, periodicals, visual materials, and video films. In particular, it features letters from Sophia Yesenina-Tolstaya, the poet's last wife; the Presidential Library's videos about the poet's life and career, and much more.
The collection is devoted to the 150th anniversary of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin - the Russian revolutionist, politician, theorist of Marxism, Soviet statesman, creator of the first socialist state, first Chairman of Council of People's Commissars. It features his works, studies, archival documents and visual materials.
The collection, timed to the 160th anniversary of Anton Chekhov, a Russian writer, one of the largest playwrights in the history of the world theater, includes digital copies of books, periodicals and archival documents that feature different aspects of Chekhov's personality, life and ouevre; postcards and photographs with images of the writer, materials, commemorating him, as well as the texts of some of his works, articles and letters.
The collection is timed to coincide with the 215th anniversary of the birth of the Russian composer Mikhail Glinka, the first Russia classical composer, founder of the Russian national school of the world opera. The collection contains electronic copies of books, brochures, archive documents and visual materials focused on the composer’s life and work.
Alexander Pushkin - the greatest national poet of the Russian people, prose writer, playwright, historian, publicist, founding father of the modern Russian literary language. The collection comprises electronic copies of books, articles, archive documents, thesis abstracts, video films, visual and other materials, which spotlight the poet’s life and oeuvre, as well as the state activities aimed at preserving his memory.
The collection, dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the birth of the writer, journalist, filmmaker and social activist Yulian Semyonov, includes digital copies of books, manuscripts, papers, archive documents and graphic materials that illustrate his life and multifaceted, creative and social activity.