The investigation of past cultures of the modern nationstate of Russia through the study and scientific analysis of material remains (i.e., osteological, artifactual, architectural, etc.).

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Archaeology of the Hsiung-nu in Russia
New discoveries and some problems. Article by S. Minyaev.
Bibliography of Khazar Studies- Archaeology
A bibliography of papers, articles, and books in several languages including English and Russian pertaining to Khazar archaeology.
Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands
Description of these islands in the north of Russia which are now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent
Description and justification for inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin
Provides information on the only surviving Tatar fortress in Russia, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings
Provides information on the medieval monuments and 14th-century frescoes at Novgorod, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl
Description and justification for inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Hsiung-nu: Huns of Asia
From the Institute for the History of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences. Archaeological investigations into the material and economic culture of the Huns.
The Khazar Fortress of Sarkel
Site located near the Don River, constructed in the 830s CE by a joint team of Greek and Khazar architects. Images, maps, and articles.
Rock Art in Russian Far East and in Siberia
Brief overview of petroglyphs found in these regions. Includes illustrations and bibliography.
Sintashta-Arcaim Culture
Within the last decade, two additional, and yet more ancient cultures, Petrovka and Sintashta, were discovered in Eurasia that have several characteristics in common.
The Slavonic Antiquity
Collection of archaeological and other topical papers on Ancient Slavonic Culture.
Russian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Birch-barks
From RIA Novosti, achaeologists have discovered two profanity-inscribed ancient birch bark pieces in Veliky Novgorod in northwestern Russia. (August 16, 2005)
Ice Maiden Triggers Mother of All Disputes in Siberia
From the Daily Telegraph, local officials want a 2,500-year-old mummy, found by Russian archaeologists 11 years ago and being studied in the Siberian capital of Novosibirsk, to be reinterred without delay. (April 14, 2004)
'New World' Link to Arctic Find
From BBC, a 30,000-old site found in Arctic Siberia may have been home to the first Americans' ancestors. (January 02, 2004)
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