[Ed. note: A rough Google translation of the headline at the above: "Graduate student from the University of Nottingham violated immigration legislation of the Russian Federation and illegally collected information about the revolution in local archives." See the site for the rest of the article.]
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I am doing some research on the journalist and photo historian Leonid Volkov-Lannit (1903-1985), who was affiliated with Novyi Lef in the late 1920s as a young man. I am trying to make some sense of his political repression.
Look for FHC Moscow on Facebook---Foreign Historians Conference. Do avoid tourist visas and also now generic business visas for archival research.
Some of you will be aware that the Russian imperial foreign ministry archive has been closed since 2012 for reconstruction. According to the entry on the archive on ArcheoBiblioBase, they're scheduled to re-open in 2016. Searching recently for an update, I found the following:
What's the 'FHC'? I don't find it, searching in Google or Facebook.
University of Nottingham