Category Archives: Russia/Soviet

The Politics of Oil in the USSR

A review of Baku at All Costs: The Politics of Oil in the New Soviet State, by Sara G. Brinegar. Industrial civilization needs fossil fuels…

The Open Society Archives in Budapest

A review of the Open Society Archives, Budapest, Hungary The Open Society Archives (OSA) in Budapest are a private collection of materials pertaining to the…

Russian Studies Job Report

This is a report spotlighting newly hired professors in Russian Studies.  It is our hope that this information will be useful to the field as…

Skeletal Remains and Soviet Violence

A review of State-Sponsored Violence in the Soviet Union: Skeletal Trauma and Burial Organization in a Post World War II Lithuanian Sample by Catherine Elizabeth…

Purging the Wartime USSR

A review of L’ épuration de guerre en URSS, à partir de l’exemple de la région de Kalinine, 1941-1953 (Purging the Wartime USSR: A Study…

Central Archive of Nizhnii Novgorod Region

A review of the Central Archive of Nizhnii Novgorod Region (Центральный архив Нижегородской области) (Nizhnii Novgorod, Russian Federation). Lying on the banks of the Volga…