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Celebrating 90 years of cultural ties with Russia and the former Soviet Union 1924 - 2014

The Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies (SCRSS) is a library and cultural centre, based in London, which promotes knowledge of the culture, language and history of Russia and the former Soviet Union. Our members include students, teachers, researchers, designers, university departments and many others with an interest in Russia. Our library, archive and photographic collections are unique in the UK. We organise seminars, exhibitions, lectures and film shows, and facilitate cultural contacts between individuals and organisations in Russia and the UK. The Society is a registered charity.

SCRSS Digest: 90th Anniversary Issue

The bumper SCRSS Digest Summer 2014 issue (pdf, 2.13MB) celebrates the Society's 90th anniversary with ten feature articles focusing on fascinating and sometimes lesser known aspects of our history, key personalities and library collections. From Dr Emily Lygo's The SCR and the Cultural Thaw of the 1960s to Professor Bill Bowring's Cultural Relations - and Lawyers?, it's all here, together with a potted history from 1924 to the present and our latest news.

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