Russia Research Tips and Strategies

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Russia Research Strategies

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Beginning Russian Research

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Finding Lost Russian and Ukraine Families

Russia Research Tips

Census Records.   Census records can provide family relationships, age, year of birth, description of property, religion, and place of birth.   Russian Census Records

Civil Registration.    Civil governments have created records of births, marriages, and deaths, commonly called vital records because they refer to critical events in a person’s life.  Russia Civil Registration

Genealogy Records Available for Russia by Time Period

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  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Russia,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1996-2001.