Category Archives: Russia/Soviet

On Soviet Atheism, 1954-1971

A review of “A Sacred Space is Never Empty”: Soviet Atheism, 1954-1971, by Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock. The history of atheism in the Soviet Union is one…

State Archive of Saratov Oblast

A review of the State Archive of Contemporary History of Saratov Oblast (Gosudarstvennyi arkhiv noveishei istorii Saratovskoi oblasti, GANISO), Saratov, Russia. My research examines Soviet…

Russian Studies Dissertation Reviews

Starting in a few weeks, “Russian Studies Dissertation Reviews” will feature friendly, non-critical overviews of recently defended, unpublished dissertations in this dynamic field. If you…