• 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)

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Covers the social sciences and humanities with topics as diverse as archaeology, economics, history, law, linguistics, literary criticism, philosophy, political science, and religious studies. Includes citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, manuscripts, and dissertations published primarily in Russia, the republics of the former Soviet Union, and countries in Eastern Europe. Original script display is available for journals published in Cyrillic. 

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  • Russian Central Newspapers (UDB-COM) provides comprehensive coverage of national news, current events, economic developments and cultural events in Russia. Official sources (Rossiiskaia gazeta, Krasnaia zvezda, ITAR-TASS), independent media and partisan publications are all represented on this database, thus offering a wide array of opinions and perspectives. Several English-language newspapers including the notable Moscow Times, widely read by the international community in the Russian capital, constitute an important part of the database.

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  • Russian Regional Newspapers (UDB-REG) provides close-up coverage of developments throughout Russia. This database currently includes about 80 regional newspapers plus newspapers dealing with local issues of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Researchers can use this database to quickly access a variety of local news, as well as trace local reactions to national and international events.

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  • Includes publications in Russian, Ukrainian, and English, covering a broad range of political, economic, and cultural affairs of Ukraine. It also includes news wire reports and the Ukrainian Book Chamber's editions, which list everything published in Ukraine with detailed bibliographic description. 

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