The review is on the historical analysis of the book by prominent St. Petersburg anthropologist
The author reviews the book by the Polish historian D. Dabrowski on the kings' genealogy of medieval Rus'. The author gives some critical comments on the book.
The reference on small book by Ya. N. Rabinovich about small towns and fortresses in Novgorod Land during the Time of Troubles. The book is seriously critisized for author's few knowledge of historiography. General view on the book is nevertheless positive
The article analizes the most important trends in the recent Western historiography of Russia's agrarian reforms.
In the article participation of Old Believers in political processes in Russia in the second half of 19th - early 20th century is analyzed. Old Believers kept loyalty to the government power. In their environment it is possible to find a wide range of political opinions with some bias to the right. About communications of Old Belief businessmen with revolutionaries some significant and reliable data aren't present. After October revolution and during Civil war Old Believers participated in the most active way in the White movement.
The author represented Stalinism as a model of social constructivism, analyzed basic features of this type of dictatorship. New trends in Russian and international historiography of the problem are under consideration.