Difficulties of genealogical research in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union

The first task that must be solved with the implementation of genealogical research, is the location of the necessary documents in archives.

The first task that must be solved with the implementation of genealogical research, is the location of the necessary documents in archives. For example, if your ancestors lived in a village several times passed by administrative-territorial division of a province or region of Russia to another, the parish registers and other documents can be stored in the archives of the area to which this village belongs to today, and in the archives of the area to which he belonged before. Also, documents can be stored and there and there, but for different periods of time. Therefore, starting a research you must first determine what archive to address.

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