Siberian Prisonners of 1800s

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Nerchinsk Mining District (Нерченский Горный Округ) was from the 1747 the private property of Russian Royal family, located in Eastern Siberia, current part of Chita region https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9D%D0%B5%D1%80%D1%87%D0%B8%D0%BD%D1%81%D0%BA It was the silver and gold mines for the Royal family.  92000 square miles of harsh Siberian taiga. Why we are interested in this place? Because it was […]
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Short current work roundup

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  • On March 20, 2018
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Last week we found documents about Siberian imprisonment in 1870s; rural life in Ukraine in 1912; Jewish life in Odessa in 1890s; military service in Soviet Army in 1930s; white Russians immigration in 1920s in Serbia and China. Need something like that from that part of the world? Just let us know, we will tell […]
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