The University Library is delighted to introduce to Cambridge three new digital archives from East View.
Niva, an illustrated weekly journal of literature, politics and modern life was the most popular magazine of the late-nineteenth-century Russia. It was published from 1870 to 1918 in St.Petersburg. The journal was widely read by an audience that extended from primary schoolteachers, rural parish priests, and the urban middle class to the gentry. It contained large colored prints of art by famous Russian artists. The journal had a section on Russian classical writers: Gogol, Lermontov, Goncharov, Dostoevsky, Chekhov and many others. By the early 20th century Niva had a circulation of over 200,000.
One of the first Russian literary and political journal. Together with literature and arts the journal enlightened its readers on problems of internal and foreign policy of Russia, history and political life of foreign countries. It became conservative since 1815
Donetsk and Luhansk collection
This database incorporates 10 newspapers from the self-proclaimed “people’s republics” of Donetsk and Luhansk in the east of Ukraine from 2013 to 2015. Newspapers in this database cover the earliest period of the ongoing armed conflict between the Russian-backed militants and the Ukrainian state and contain valuable research material from relatively inaccessible, war-torn areas. The database contains contains issues from the following titles: Boevoe znamia Donbassa, Boevoi listok Novorossii, Donetsk vechernii, Edinstvo, Nasha gazeta, Novorossiia, Vostochnyi Donbass, XXI vek, Zaria Donbassa, and Zhizn’ Luganska.
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