At University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
International and Area Studies Library
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Illinois International Programs
Undergraduate Research Workshops
Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program
Other Centers and Sources
Reference Sources for Russia, East Europe, and Eurasia Region
REEES National Resource Centers and Area Studies Centers
News and Analysis
- Gazeta.ru: In Russian
- Meduza: In English and Russian
- The Moscow Times: In English
- TASS: In English and Russian
- RIA-Novosti: In Russian
- New Russia Barometer
- Levada Center: In English and Russian
- Johnson’s Russia List: Curates English-language about Russian foreign policy, domestic politics, and economics. Published by George Washington University.
- Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Russia
- Jamestown Foundation: Trends in the News: List articles from the organizations various publications, including the China Brief and the Eurasia Daily Monitor.
- Carnegie Moscow Center: In English and Russian.
- Russian International Affairs Council: In English and Russian.
- The Calvert Journal: Focuses on the art and culture of Eastern Europe, Russia, the Balkans, and Central Asia.
- Sean’s Russia Blog: A weekly podcast about Eurasian politics, history, and culture. Published by the University of Pittsburgh.
Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova
- Kyiv Post: In English.
- Unian: In Enlgish, Ukrainian, and Russian.
- Den’ (The Day): In English, Ukrainian, and Russian.
- Belarus News: In English, Belarusian, and Russian.
- Nasha Niva: In Belarusian and Russian.
- Euromaidan Press: In English.
- RFE/RL: Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova
- The Odessa Review: A bi-monthly English-language magazine about contemporary Ukrainian culture, politics, and society.
The Baltic States
- The Baltic Times: In English.
- Postimees: In Estonian.
- Eesti Ekspress: In Estonian.
- Latvijas vestnesis: In Latvian.
- Lietuvos rytas: In Lithuanian.
Central and Eastern Europe
- EIN: Central Europe Online
- Gazeta Wyborcza: In Polish.
- The Warsaw Voice: In English.
- Radio Prague: In English, Czech, and Russian.
- Adevarul: In Romanian.
- The Romania Journal: In English.
- Blic: In Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian.
- Novi List: In Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian.
- RFE/RL: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia
- BalkanInsight: In English.
- BalkanAnalysis: In English.
Caucasus and Central Asia
- Kavkazskii Uzel (Caucasian Knot): In English and Russian.
- The Georgian Times: In English and Georgian.
- Aravot (Morning): In English, Armenian, and Russian.
- The Times of Central Asia: In English.
- RFE/RL: North Caucasus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
- RFE/RL: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
- Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst
- EurasiaNet: News and political analysis focused on Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and the “Eurasian Fringe,” which includes China, Iran, and the Middle East.
- Listenlive.eu: European radio stations streaming online.
- The 50 Greatest Russian Movies
- The 11 Best Contemporary Russian Movies
- Mosfilm on YouTube
- Soviet and Russian Movies in English Online: A subscription service that provides access to hundreds of Soviet and Russian movies with English subtitles.
- Eastern European Movies: A subscription service that provides access to Eastern European movies with English subtitles.