Where shall we search?

We can retrieve press articles from our the electronic text archive and the archive of hard copies.

Electronic Text Archive contains:

The electronic editions of Russian national and regional dailies and weeklies. Please note that it only contains the text of articles, but not photographs or graphics. For a listing of titles please see the catalogue of the electronic editions – national and regional. Most titles are available for search since 2001.
Back issues of specialized digests published by WPS in English and/or Russian. They enhance the possibility of backsearch on some subjects to the early 1990s. This archive contains the text and English translation of articles that were selected by our editors. Please check with the listing of subjects and periods available for backsearch.

Archive of Hard Copies

The printed editions of Russian national newspapers and magazines are kept for 3 months. Regional newspapers are kept for 4 months. The archive of printed editions contains periodicals unavailable in the electronic edition and allows only manual search. The retrieved articles can be presented to you as photocopies, image files or plain text.

How to order backsearch

To fulfill your backsearch order, we should know your topic or keywords, the scope of media sources, the search period and how you would like the search results to be formatted and delivered to you. Please fill in this formPress Clipping Service request form and we will contact you to discuss the details.
You may also send your request by email or call WPS Customer Service Department at 8 (495) 955-2950/2708.