World Wide Diplomatic Archives Index: Russia


Foreign Policy Archives of the Russian Federation (AVP RF): Plotnikov pereulok 11, Moscow.


Researchers should write to the Department of History and Records, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia to request permission to begin research in the archives. A passport is needed upon arrival.

Published Documents

The U.S. Department of State and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a joint documentary record in both English and Russian titled Soviet-American Relations: The Détente Years, 1969-1972.


  • Russia in A Guide to the United States' History of Recognition, Diplomatic, and Consular Relations, by Country, since 1776