Category Archives: Russian


Krokodil Digital Archive now available!

The Binghamton University Libraries are now offering a trial of the Krokodil Digital Archive  (Russian: «Крокодил», «Crocodile») via our Trial Databases page. Krokodil (Crocodile) was the USSR’s most famous and longest-running satirical journal. It was first published in Moscow as the illustrated Sunday … Continue reading

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New exhibit: Picturing Politics: Soviet posters from the Libraries’ Special Collections

Political art has been used for centuries in many forms including graphical, musical, performance, and literary. Visual social and political commentary constitutes a powerful tradition of artistic expression. Graphic, bright and compelling, Soviet posters are often viewed as the essence … Continue reading

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Trial to Literaturnaia Gazeta

Binghamton University Libraries will be offering a trial to Literaturnaia Gazeta. Established on April 22, 1929 with the support of the “father of Soviet literature,” writer Maxim Gorky, Literaturnaia gazeta is a landmark publication in Russia’s cultural heritage. With its … Continue reading

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