History - Russian: Websites

Red Files

Logo for PBS documentary, Red FilesThis companion website to the PBS documentary series "Red Files" showcases historic photographs, illustrations, audio clips, and supporting documents and transcripts.

Russian and Soviet History

BBC's chronology of key events in Russian history, from 1237 to April, 2009. Links to video and audio clips included.

Russian History Audio Archive. From the Kennan Institute.  Recordings from 1917 to the collapse of the Soviet Union.  Most are in Russian, (including Lenin) but you can hear Leon Trotsky denounce Stalin in English.

Seventeen Moments in Soviet History.  In English. Very well done, and organized chronologically.  I didn't know that the Soviet Union had made abortion illegal in the 1930s until I browsed this site.