Books in the Country Studies series have comprehensive information about the historical background and the social, economic, political conditions of select countries throughout the world. From the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress, most were published from 1986 through 1998.
Each book chapter has a lengthy bibliography.
The books are available online. Most are also shelved alphabetically in the Cornette Library under the SuDoc D 101.22:550-
Part of the Library of Congress, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is the non-partisan policy research arm of the United States Congress. While CRS publications are rarely distributed to federal depository libraries, the library does have a commercially published set:
Accession number is 1985/86-7:0308. (Presents an annotated bibliography on Soviet policy toward and involvement in the Third World in general, and in selected world regions.)
Many recent CRS reports and memorandums are available online for free from a variety of sources, such as the Proposals for Intelligence Reorganization 1949-1996 and Cuba after Fidel Castro: Issues for U.S. Policy.
The page on Russia from the Office of the Historian of the U.S. Dept of State lists 72 volumes in Foreign Relations with information on Russia.
Many volumes from this set are available as books or microfiche in Govt Docs: