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History: Russia: Cold War-present

A research guide for finding History resources in the BC3 Library and on the Internet, complied by the BC3 Librarians.

The Soviet Union in its heyday

Recommended websites on post-Cold War Russia

Recommended databases

The Battle for Ukraine documentary (2014)

Featured Print Books

Featured E-Books

Putin's Way documentary

The end of a superpower - The collapse of the Soviet Union | DW Documentary

Inside the fight against Russia's fake news empire | Olga Yurkova | TED Talk

The War in Ukraine Could Change Everything | Yuval Noah Harari | TED Talk

Recommended websites on Ukraine

What the war in Ukraine means for the world order | Ian Bremmer | TED


The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books for all types of history, as well as geography and government. They are all listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find Dewey call numbers to locate books on the shelves (lower level of the library) and links to connect you to e-books. E-books can also be searched separately in our two e-book collections: e-Book Central by Proquest and e-Book Collection by EBSCO.

Browsing the Stacks:

Books on Russia and neighboring east European/Caucasus/central Asian nations are located in 947. 

Books on international relations are located in 327.

Putin's Revenge documentary (Parts I and II)