Russian and Eastern European Studies: Scholarly Journals and Articles

Library resources related to Russian and Eastern European Studies: articles, journals, books and databases. / Venäjän ja itäisen Euroopan tutkimuksen tiedonlähteet: artikkelit, lehdet, kirjat ja tietokannat.

Scholarly Journals and Articles: About the section

In this section you will find links to scientific journals and to scientific journal article databases. Full text availability varies from open access to citation-only articles. To some part of full texts you have access in the University of Helsinki (UH) network.

Multidisciplinary journal article databases

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

Valuable tips on using Google Scholar:

  • Use Google Scholar within your university's network to get the links to full-text articles
  • Type several relevant keywords in a row with only space between the words
  • If you have a phrase put it in "quotation marks"
  • Use Cyrillics when searching for articles in Russian
  • Note that results contain not only peer-reviewed articles but also references to books, dissertations and different kinds of versions of articles such as working papers etc.

Browse Helsinki University Library’s E-Journal Collections

Browse Helsinki University Library’s E-Journal Collections



eLIBRARY.RUMultidisciplinary database of Russian scholarly journals:
17 000 journals of which 6 000 are open access and 16 accessible in UH network (issues published before 2021).

Digital archives of periodicals

Full text archives of periodicals from East View Information ServicesEast View Information
Services, accessible in UH network.


More scholarly journals in open access


Idäntutkimus is a Finnish Idäntutkimus
scholarly journal on Russia
and Eastern Europe. It is issued
four times a year in Finnish.