Russian cemeteries research

How to find someone on Russian cemeteries? Is it possible? First of all, many cemeteries in Russia were destroyed over time – some during the Soviet times, some during World War II. …

Russia in winter- photo from https://www.visitrussia.com/russia_vacations.htm

Russian ancestry 2017 -year in review

Another year is gone, and I have made so many interesting discoveries for my Russian ancestry clients. Let’s look back at the most popular stories this year and discover what …

Russian cemeteries in Harbin

Russian cemeteries in Harbin

A great resource for those, who has Russian ancestors from China.  I was able to get the last copy of the book about Russian cemeteries in Harbin from the author …

Year 2016 in review -Russian ancestry

Hello to my faithful clients, followers and people who from time to time check my website and Facebook page. Your support, appreciation and trust have been a great encouragement for …

How to search for Russian birth certificate

Having birth certificate record is very important when researching your Russian ancestry.     Russia today does not have a database similar to ancestry.com and familysearch.org where you can locate …

Central State archive of Republic of Dagestan

Central State archive of Republic of Dagestan (Центральный  государственный архив Республики Дагестан) was not my radar for an article until I had a luck in its online researchable database. A …