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Displaced Persons in Australia or whether to trust archival documents

Just finished reading a very interesting book about Displaced Persons in Australia. ”Displaced Persons” or DPs were people who became stranded in Germany at the end of World War Two …

5 New Books to read on Russian history

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles,September 2016 “ A Gentleman in Moscow” offers a chance to sink back into a lost attitude of aristocracy — equal parts urbane and …

6 new books about Russian ancestry, history and biography in 2016

This year did not disappoint us.  The following books on Russian ancestry, history  and biography have been published: The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars Jul 7, …

My reading list for the next year – new books published in 2015

Below is a list of new books published during 2015 (and not only) which might be of interest to Russian ancestry researchers.  Happy reading. Igor Labzin ”Russia & Revolution”, September …

Sisters of Mercy in Russia’s Great War

I wanted to write an article about Sisters of Mercy in Russia’s Great War and their participation in World War 1 for a long time and always postponed the draft …

Book yourself in for …. Russian history and biographies

Why not to get cosy with the one of the great new reads in Russian history and biographies? Ivan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science (November 2014) by Daniel P. Todes …

10 new books in 2014 – Russian history and biographies

 ‘A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.’ – George R.R. Martin   Piano Makers in Russia in the Nineteenth Century …

Books about Russia, Russian history and people

Update 28 March 2014 You can find a full list of books about Russian history on my Pinterest page. There are currently 143 books. ———————————————————–

Books about Russia

Update 28 March 2014 You can find a full list of books about Russia and its history on my Pinterest page. As of Aug 2015 there are 436 books.

“Mastering the art of Soviet cooking” by Anya von Bremzen

Highly recommended book for anyone, who just wants to find out about life in Soviet Russia, who had relatives living in Russia at that time, for anyone who is nostalgic or for young adults, …