Russia – Links

RUSSIA
General links for Russian genealogical and family history research (Now Russian Federation)

See also Europe and Eastern Europe sections

How to Research Genealogy in Russia by Lisa A. Alzo, December 18, 2013, Family Tree Magazine: https://www.familytreemagazine.com/premium/research-genealogy-in-russia

Russian records & research aids, FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927021?region=Russia
Russia, research lessons, including an introduction and lessons on reading Russian documents: https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?show=lessons&search=Russia

Russia, FamilySearch wiki: https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Russia_Genealogy

Finding Lost Russian and Ukrainian Family, Vera Miller: https://lostrussianfamily.wordpress.com/important-links-for-finding-family/

A Dictionary of Period Russian Names (and some of their Slavic roots) Being a compilation of over 25,000 Russian names Taken from period sources by Paul Wickenden of Thanet, Society for Creative Anachronism Inc.: http://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/

Names Among the Doukhobors, Russia-Canada. Also Russian terms, etc.: http://www.doukhobor.org/names.html

All Russia Family Tree: http://www.vgd.ru/

The Archives of Russia: http://www.rusarchives.ru

State Archives of the Russian Federation: http://statearchive.ru

Links re Russian language, archives, history. School of Russian and Asian Studies, California: http://www.sras.org/library

Russian heroes of the First World War, searchable: http://gwar.mil.ru/

Maps of Russia, Retromap: http://www.retromap.ru/index.html?lang=en

Historical Maps of Russia, Edumaps: https://www.edmaps.com/html/russia.html

Russian Genealogy & Family History, incl. Russian Consular Records 1898-1922 / Likacheff-Ragosine-Mathers (LI-RA-MA) Collection, links, etc. Library and Archives Canada: https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/history-ethnic-cultural/Pages/russian.aspx

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, ancestral surname charts available: http://www.ahsgr.org/?page=SurnameCharts

German-Russians on the Canadian Prairie, Germans from Russia Heritage Collection: https://library.ndsu.edu/grhc/history_culture/history/peters.html

Russian Mennonite Emigration to Canada, Mennonite Archival Image Database: https://archives.mhsc.ca/immigration-1923-russia-to-canada

Jewish genealogy, Eastern Europe, JewishGen: https://www.jewishgen.org/

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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