Russian State Archive of Ancient Acts

Russian State Archive of Ancient Acts otherwise known in abbreviated form as RGADA is located in Moscow (Российский государственный архив древних актов – РГАДА) http://rgada.info/ RGADA keeps the documents: for …

Soviet censuses in Russian archives

Revolution changed the country.  How it affected the lives of people can be drawn from census statistics.  Please keep in mind that very limited information about these censuses is kept in …

Chekhov, Sakhalin and census

This is an unusual combination of three words, at first sight, but of a great historical and genealogical value.  Those who read my article on Russian Imperial census of 1897 know …