Photocopies of interviews of Soviet government officials, economists and engineers, relating to the economy of the Soviet Union, 1989; and digital copies of Soviet government documents, relating to political repression and party purges in the Soviet Union, 1924-1938. Also includes Russian-English dictionary owned by Lee Harvey Oswald and postcard signed by Marina Oswald.
Transcript of conversations with the Czech political leader Zdenĕk Mlynár̆, relating to political reform in the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia. Published in Czech as Reformátor̆i Nebývají S̆t̆astni (Prague, 1995).
Sound recordings and transcripts of interviews of Soviet and American officials, relating to Soviet foreign policy during the presidency of Mikhail Gorbachev. Includes English translation of edited portions of Russian transcripts. Project sponsored by the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and the Mezhdunarodnyĭ fond sot͡sial'no- e̓konomicheskikh i politologicheskikh issledovaniĭ.
Minutes of meetings, resolutions, protocols, proceedings of congresses, newsletters, lists, correspondence, electoral campaign literature, and videotape cassettes, relating to politics in Russia, and to the presidential campaign of Boris Yeltsin in 1991.
Depicts social and political scenes in Ukraine, including nationalist gatherings and demonstrations, religious services, ceremonies marking the establishment of Ukrainian independence, and sessions of Ukrainian governmental bodies.
Writings, samizdat issuances, and bibliographical and documentary materials, relating to independent publications and to political parties in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia, and especially in the Ural region.
Printed matter, sound recordings of interviews of Russian political leaders, and miscellany, relating to political and economic conditions in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia. In part, used as research material for the book by M. McFaul and Sergei Markov, The Troubled Birth of Russian Democracy: Parties, Personalities, and Programs (Stanford, 1993). Sound use copies of sound recordings available. Digital copies of selected items also available.
Correspondence, writings, memoranda, circulars, leaflets, sound recordings, and video tapes, relating to political conditions in Russia and to activities of Demokraticheskiĭ soi͡uz. Digital copies of selected items also available.