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  • May 22, 2020
    This lesson provides a broad overview of emigration from Germany into Russia, the formation of mother and daughter colonies, migration within Russia and immigration to the Americas.
  • May 22, 2020
    Aside from church records, revision lists are some of the most important records for Germans from Russia genealogical research. This course will teach you how to locate and read an original Russian revision list for a German from the Black Sea or Volga.
  • May 22, 2020
    Locate your Germans from Russia ancestor's records by determining their hometown using online resources, published works, and gazetteers.
  • December 14, 2021
    Learn how to locate online church records for your Lutheran, Catholic, and Mennonite ancestors who lived in the Black Sea or Volga regions.
  • May 22, 2020
    Learn a brief history of Volga Germans, about the resources available through the Volga German Institute and how to use the Wolga Deutsche genealogical forum.
  • April 1, 2022
    In this basic introduction to Russian genealogical research, we'll debunk several common myths regarding Russian research, explores some of the special challenges in Russian records, and learn about basic record types and methodology.
  • May 25, 2023
    Much of what is now in modern day eastern Ukraine was formerly a part of the Russian Empire. Learn about Russian Empire specific record types as well as how to locate them online.
  • November 10, 2021
    Learn about the three parts of a traditional Russian name, the difference between feminine and masculine names, and resources to help you decipher Polish and German names written in Russian.
  • June 18, 2022
    This course will cover a brief history of the Kievan Rus, Grand Duchy of Muscovy, the emergence and fall of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, and how history and geography have influenced genealogical research. We'll also discuss important Russian Empire jurisdictions that influenced record keeping.
  • May 27, 2020
    Explore billions of records in the former Russian Empire and Soviet Union to find family across different eras, from tsars to the Soviet Republics.
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