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  • Title: Soviet and post-Soviet independent publications collection
    Date (inclusive): 1986-2006
    Collection Number: 2012C30
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Russian
    Physical Description: 108 manuscript boxes, 461 oversize boxes (237.0 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Serial issues, relating to political, social and economic conditions in Russia.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in increments between 1986 and 2012.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Soviet and post-Soviet independent publications collection, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    From 1987 to the present, the Hoover Institution has been amassing the political opposition press from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and other parts of the former Soviet Union. From 1987 to 1991, the opposition consisted of the "democrats"; since 1991 it has consisted of Communists and others on the left as well as the national patriotic groups and fascists on the right. Today the political opposition press collection is composed of over 4,800 serial titles.
    Arranged in alphabetical order.


    Arranged alphabetically by title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
    Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991
    Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1970-1991
    Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991-
    Russia (Federation) -- Economic conditions -- 1991-
    Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1985-1991