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This site represents a library of digital texts, including different documents concerning Russian history. The first accent is made to memoirs - diaries, biographies, reports, notes, journals, descriptions, stories, anecdotes and other texts, picked by the author from pre-revolutionary publications.

The collection, presented here fills up numerous gaps in historical literature and in its variety demonstrates a bright, vivid picture of Old Russian life to a benevolent contemporary, and would, undoubtedly be met with approval by any sympathetic connoisseur.