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Russian news coverage in translation now available via FBIS Daily Reports, 1974-1996

  • Posted by: Jutta Seibert
  • Posted Date: February 27, 2009
  • Filed Under: History

Readex just released part 7 (Soviet Union and Central Eurasia) of the Foreign Broadcast Information Services Daily Reports, 1974-1996. Villanova faculty and students now have online access to 3,693 daily news reports from the Soviet Union, Russia, and Central Eurasia which consist of a total of 734,171 Russian newspaper and broadcast items in English translation. Below are two interesting TASS news reports released two days after the Chernobyl disaster. FBIS Daily Reports make Soviet news coverage accessible to non-Russian speakers.

chernobyl_first

chernobyl2

Also recently released were 4,014 daily news reports from Eastern Europe comprising 603,680 articles.

Daily news report from Western Europe will be released this summer. The link to the Daily Reports of the Foreign Broadcast Information Service can be found on the Library’s Databases by Title list.

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