In the Network appeared the largest archive of photos of Russia

Multimedia Art Museum and Moscow city government in cooperation with “Yandex” has launched the Internet-project “History of Russia in photographs”. This image Bank with many pictures, prior to that stored in musah, archives and private collections, the press service of the Moscow Department of culture.

The image Bank is located at the address russiainphoto.ru, it contains photos taken in Russia from 1860 to 1999. At the moment the website is available for more than 70 thousand photos, many of them were open access for the first time.

The project aims not only to provide users access to photographs, but to give the opportunity to participate in updating the virtual chronicle, said of the Department of culture of Moscow Alexander Kibovsky.

To participate in the replenishment of the Bank, users need to register on the website.