Country-house and eminent country house residents were discoursed at the Presidential Library

20 July 2018

The Presidential Library hosted the presentation of the July issue of the popular science and history magazine “Rodina”. The authors of the publication, historians, representatives of cultural institutions of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, employees and guests of the Belinsky Sverdlovsk Regional Universal Research Library participated in the event via video conferencing mode. The event on the closed part of the library portal was connected to the sites in Chelyabinsk, Tyumen, Yalta and Volgograd.

A new virtual tour of the Presidential Library introduces activities of the first body of state security of Soviet Russia

18 July 2018

A virtual tour around the exhibition "The Saving Sword of the Revolution": Chekist in Life, Cinema and Literature" dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution, Speculation and Sabotage, is available on the Presidential Library portal. Thanks to the new multimedia product, everyone can see the exposition, which is opened in the building on Senate Square from December 18, 2017 to February 25, 2018.

The Presidential Library rare materials illustrate Nikolai Chernyshevsky’s youth

13 July 2018

July 24, 2018 marks Nikolai Gavrilovich Chernyshevsky’s 190th birth anniversary. The Presidential Library's collections feature a variety of materials dedicated to the Russian philosopher, scholar, writer and literary critic. This, of course, the work of one of the outstanding figures of the XIX century, as well as numerous works that illustrate his personality and activities, including memoirs of contemporaries.

The Presidential Library is developing new projects with Germany

10 July 2018

Today, July 10, 2018, delegation members from the Leibniz Institute of Eastern and Southeastern Europe (Regensburg, FRG) first visited the Presidential Library. It was at this site, less than a month ago, the fourth center of remote access to the resources of the Presidential Library in Germany was opened.