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History : Europe: Primary - East

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for European history.

Eastern Europe


Primary sources from the countries of Eastern Europe which according to the United Nations are: Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine.

Images: 1937 poster of Stalin courtesy of Stalinka1939 issue of Dziennik Krakowski courtesy of Polona & 1906 issue of Адская почта courtesy of the Russian Satirical Journals Collection


For additional open access collections of Russian & Soviet Union primary sources see Harvard's Digital Handbook for Research on Soviet History.