Contemporary history of Luxembourg

Russian Migration in Luxemburg. A Virtual Museum

This virtual museum is dedicated to Russian migration in Luxembourg since the late 19th century.

The basis for the early 20th century is the exhibition on the first Russian migrants in Luxembourg, created by the Center for Documentation of Humane Migration in Dudelange, Luxembourg (CDMH) and the Luxembourg Center for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH, University of Luxembourg), which took place in Gare-Usine in Dudelange from March 2020 until August 2021. The online collection of the photographs, objects and texts from the exhibition are presented here on The initiative to create a virtual museum belongs to the Russian Center for Science and Culture (Russkiy Dom) in Luxemburg.

This collection will be replenished with additional items and documents, since the history of Forced Labor of Soviet Citizens in Luxembourg during the WII is a research topic of C2DH in 2021-2024.

This website is addressed to academic readers (students, researchers, teachers), as well as readers interested in the history of Russia, Luxembourg and the history of migration.

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