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Slavic 191T: Senior Thesis in Slavic Languages and Literatures

Resources targeted at helping in the research and preparation of senior thesis in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

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Translations of Dostoevskii's "Besy"

MELVYL/WorldCat is going to be the place to go for this topic. Do an Advanced search for EACH variant of the author's transliterated name and for EACH possible title (Demons *and* The Possessed). You can also filter for English only by clicking on the link you will see under "Language" on the left-hand side near the bottom of the page.

Russian Socialist Realist Art

Try a subject search in the library catalog using: Socialist realism in art--Soviet Union

Disarmament in Ukraine and Kazakhstan

Disabled Community in Russia

Political Prisoners in the Post-Soviet Era

Google Advanced Search (by domain)

Use keywords "political prisoners" or "detention" and  "russia.".  Once you've done the search, click on the gear icon in the right-hand corner and choose "Advanced."  Scroll down to the box for "Site or domain" and type in ".gov." Try the searches again using ".org" as the domain.

Human Trafficking

Try an advanced Google search (do a regular Google search, then click the gear icon at the top right and choose "Advanced Search" from the drop-down menu), limiting the domain to US government sites: " human trafficking russia."

US/Russian Imperialistic Tendences

Immigration from Russia to the US

Agricultural Policy in Russia