This is a list of free Russia Genealogy Records online at FamilySearch.


Included are Russia birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, emigration records, minority records, Jewish records, military records and more. We’ll continue to add more Russian collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.


These collections are all free to search. Due to contractual obligations, you’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to view some of these records.  If you follow the link and find the record is locked, login to FamilySearch on your computer and this may unlock the collection.





How to View the Collections

  1. Some links take you straight to the collection.

  2. Other links take you to a catalog description page where you will have to select the link.

    • Look for a camera icon and select that icon

    • or look for red print and select “here”

  3. If there is a key icon FamilySearch key icon over camera icon above the camera, this collection may be digitized and online, but you will either have to be signed in to your account at FamilySearch or they may need to be viewed at your local family history center or affiliate library. Find the nearest viewing center near you.

  4. In a few cases, the collection may be in queue to be digitized and you’ll need to check back at a later date.





Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Russia Birth, Marriage, & Death Records


Russia Birth Records



Russia Marriage Records



Russia Death Records



Wills & Probate







Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Russia Residence Records



Census – 1897 


Census – Statistics 











Land & Property



Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers







Business Records & Commerce



Church Records
















Government & Politics









Language & languages



Libraries, Museums, & Archives



Magazines & Periodicals



Names & Surnames









Religion & Religious Life







Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Russia Military Records






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