• Voronezh nekropol – nearly 865 names of people buried between 1831-1935 (In Russian)


  • Vvedenskoe German cemetery in Moscow


  • a project “Service of Eternal memory” which is currently covering the cemeteries of town Astrakhan .  This database so far covers Central Muslim cemetery and Town’s cemetery No 2 ( Rozhdestvenski street). Keep an eye on it as it is proposed to digitize all cemeteries of Astrakhan area.


  • a project “Service of Family album” in Saratov area. The project in Saratov covered 21 cemeteries including Jewish, German and Muslim cemeteries in Saratov area, cemeteries in Aleksandrovka, Balakovo, Engels and Long Buerak.  The full list of cemeteries is on the website.


  • Jewish cemeteries on territories of Russia and Ukraine – link here 
  • “Old cemetery of Taganrog” was also published online by enthusiast Elena Alekseenko.


  • Tomsk nekropol -electronic version  of book is located at Russian National Library online.
  • The famous St Petersburg nekropol dated 1912-1913 prepared by Saitov located at Russian National Library online.
  • Russian Provincial nekropol 1914 – covers Arkhangelsk, Vladimir, Vlogda, Kostroma, Moscow, Novgorod, Olonetsk, Pskov, St Petersburg, Tver, Yaroslavl gubernias and Vyborg monasteries




Below you will find some resources which can be helpful in finding the resting place of Russians who migrated after the Revolution of 1917.


  1. Sainte-Geneviève-de Bois cemetery in France was created as the second communal cemetery in 1879. The additional land to house the burials of White Russians was bought in 1927 at the request of Princess Vera Meshchersky. The records of burials at this cemetery were digitised and can be found at www.findagrave.com.
  2. Russian Immigration in France (1919 – 2000)/ (L’emmigration Russe en France)

Biographical Dictionary in three volumes edited by L. Mnukhina, Avril M., V. Losskoy now is published on internet with a searchable database.




  1. Many Russians migrated to Italy after the Revolutionary events. Cemetery in Testachio, Rome became a resting place for many Russians. You can find their records at


LemnosRussian cemetery on Lemnos

  1. Nearly 30 thousands of Russians: the officers, the Cossacks, soldiers, high school students, priests, teachers, doctors were transferred to Lemnos in 1920. It was part of the Russian Army of General Baron Wrangel (forced under pressure from the Reds to leave Sevastopol) and soldiers and officers of the White Army under General Denikin (who survived the horrors of the Novorossiysk evacuation). Lemnos met them with cold, hunger and typhus.

Leonid Reshetnikov wrote a book in 2009 called “Russian Lemnos”.  The list of burials at Lemnos ( 347 at Kaloeraki and 29 at Mudros) taken from this book is published on Russian genealogical forum at


  1. ”Unforgotten graves” by V.N. Chuvakov ( in Russian) is a relatively new resource which was uploaded on internet. It is a book that covers various international resources about Russian immigrants (nearly 50,000 names) who left after Revolution and Civil War. If you have an ancestor in mind I can have a quick look.  Otherwise, if you are proficient in Russian, you can find it here.


6.  Russian orthodox cemetery in Tegel , Germany


7.  Russian Orthodox cemetery in Sydney- Eastern Suburbs, Botany


8.  Russians in Greece


Book by Zhalnina-Vasilkioti published in 2012