Slavic Studies


UDB-EUR includes 10 active newspapers from the Baltics (4), Belarus (3), Moldova (1), and Ukraine (2), and the archives of eight other papers that have either ceased or were suspended.  Most Newspapers are in Russian.  "The Baltic Times", which covers all three Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) is the only English-language newspaper in the database. The newspaper from Tallin is in Estonian, and one of the newspapers from Ukraine is in Ukrainian.

"The Bibliography of Slavic Linguistics Online brings together the details of substantial number of unique publications, carefully selected, classified, cross-referenced and indexed by professional bibliographers."

UDB-CAC includes 30 newspapers from Central Asia and the Caucasus.  Most newspapers are in Russian. There are five English language newspapers.  The Times of Central Asia covers the five countries (-stans) in Central Asia; the other English language newspapers issue from Georgia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, there are also two Uzbek-language and one Tajik-language newspaper.

Universal Database of CIS and Baltic Publications (UDB-CIS) has ceased and been divided into two regional databases: Universal Database of Central Asia and the Caucasus (UDB-CAC) and Universal Database of Baltics, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine (UDB-EUR)

Current Digest of the Russian Press (UDB-CD) provides weekly selections of Russian-language press materials, carefully translated into English. Translations are intended for use in teaching and research. They are therefore presented as documentary materials without elaboration or comment, and state the opinions and views of the original authors, not of the publisher of the journal.

East View's collection of 10 rare newspapers from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine covers the period of military hostilities between the unrecognized states and the government of Ukraine (2013-2015), including when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down near the city of Torez in the Donetsk Oblast. With sources primarily in Russian, this database allows analysts and researchers unprecedented access to articles and reports from these insurgent regions at the most important and critical junctures.

Artifacts from the 2010 Presidential campaign in Belarus, 2011 Parliamentary campaign in Russia, 2011-2012 Presidential campaign in South Ossetia, 2012 Presidential campaign Russia, 2012 Parliamentary campaign in Ukraine. Document types include: candidate bios and financial disclosures, campaign statements, stickers, and ads, complaints of fraud, election programs and political party charters, photographs, posters and brochures, address lists and protocols, voter bulletins, handouts, and leaflets, etc. Election campaign materials are listed under Social Movements, Elections, Ephemera on the East View Basic Search page.

EBSEES is a free citation database for research on the USSR and the Communist countries of Eastern Europe. It indexes research publications in a fast-changing geopolitical area which consisted of 9 states in 1989 and now, after the break-up of the USSR, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia, comprises 27 independent countries.