There is a wealth of information about Russia, the NIS and Eastern Europe on the Internet. Here is a list of some of the best and most useful sites.
- Grammar Exercises. For those of you who just can't get enough practice, take a look at these excellent exercises in Russian grammar. (You will need to install Cyrillic fonts on your browser.)
- Formerly the American Council of Teachers of Russian. Offers a wide variety of exchange programs, text books, and teaching materials.
- Russian History-Petrovich. Professor Petrovich taught Balkan and Russian History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His multimedia lectures were well known throughout the state. These edited lectures are designed to acquaint a new generation with Michael Petrovich’s multimedia Russian History Courses. The lectures provide a good overview to the study of Russian History.
- Illustrated History of Russia. This page compiles pictures pertaining to Russian historical heritage and photos witnessing recent events in Russia. However, you can also find an illustrated description of the main periods in the history of Moscow and a brief introduction to the early history of the Russian Orthodox Church with more detailed collections of historical resources. Other history-related references are provided on the bottom of the page.
- The Russian Revolution
- Russian History Homepage. On this page you can find Russian historical texts in English. They are divided by period: Russian history before 1800, Russian history 1801-1991, Russian history 1905-30
- Bucknell Russian Materials Page. This page attempts to capture the flavor of the rich diversity evolving over Russian history and hence depends as much on the endeavors of others as those of the Russian Studies Program. We hope you enjoy your visit and learn more about the origins of the Russians and their neighbors.
- Royal Russia. A History of the Romanov Dynasty & The Russian Monarchy.
- The Chairman Smiles: Posters from the Former Soviet Union, Cuba and China. The former Soviet Union, Cuba and China: three countries where posters played an important political role and got a large amount of artistic attention as well. This is a selection of 145 political posters, famous masterpieces next to equally beautiful, but unknown examples, drawn from the collection of the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam.
- Russia Phototrack. Most of the web pages and pictures linked from here express entirely personal views of their authors. You should be aware that RusPhoto gives no guarantees as to the accuracy of any information contained therein.
- Russian Empire, 1895-1910 Keystone-Mast Photographs
- History of Russian Soviet Science and Technology. Virtual Guide to the History of Russian and Soviet Science and Technology.
- 300th Anniversary of Russian Navy. Exposition on 300 years of the Russian Navy. Site features a history of St. Petersburg, images of Russian admirals, a Russian Navy chronology and modern ships of the Russian Navy.
- Moscow's Churches. Moscow is filled with beautiful churches and cathedrals in the Russian onion-domed style.
- Russian Icons Index
- Russian Orthodox Church: Official server of the Moscow Patriarchate
- Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
- Historical Maps of Siberia and the Russian Far East. Russian Empire Siberia and Russian Asia.
- The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire. This site includes characteristic data on population, and native language status, from Abazians to Yukaghirs. The present volume represents the first major attempt to draw public attention to those peoples whose existence is truly marked by the threat of extinction.