The site «Russians of Latvia» is dedicated to the history, culture and actual situation of the Russian national minority of Latvia. The site is a popular, encyclopaedic, constantly renewing network directory initially based on materials of the exhibition «Russian national minority of Latvia». Our on-line reference book will be useful to trainee, students, researchers, as well as to general public reading in Russian, Latvian or English languages. The directory has multi-level construction which allows to select materials starting with the historical topic or category.More


Archbishop John (Jānis) Pommer (1876-1934)


John (Jānis) Pommer (1876 – 1934) – archbishop, head of Latvian Orthodox Church from 1921 to 1934. In 2001 was attributed to the holy priests-martyrs status.

Larisa Chuhina - 100

S.Kovalchuk.  Philosopher Larisa Chuhina

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To the Memory of Russian englihteners

On 10 November 2014 on the blessing of  the Metropolitan of Riga and all Latvia Alexander,  initiative of Latvian Orthodox Church, Riga High school Nr.40 and the Institute of Russian Cultural Heritage took place the opening of the memorial board on the building of Riga High School Nr.40 (Akas st. 10) to the memory of outstanding pedagogues and organizers of the Days of Russian Culture in Latvia - Adrian Mossakovsky and Elpidifor Tikhonitsky. At the openinf of the Memorial Board was present and participated in readings E.Tikhonitsky`s grandson John Drobot, deacon  of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Paris.

To the Memory of the victims of  Stalin regime

Памятник репрессированным русским латвийцам на территории С.Троице-Сергиева монастыря в Риге


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Галина Петрова-Матиса. Звезда, погасшая до срока

Борис Равдин. Е.М.Тихоницкий. Просветитель на перепутье эпох

Неправый суд над правоведом Якоби. Публикация Ю.Абызова и Т.Фейгмане

Борис Евланов и его собственноручные показания. Публикация Т.Фейгмане

о.Георгий Тайлов. За проволокой

Т.Фейгмане. Сергей Иванович Трофимов

Татьяна Фейгмане. «Следственое дело НКВД» на И.Н.Заволоко

Елена Францман. «Но слишком рано твой ударил час...» (памяти В.В.Преображенского)