Takata Tokio. Japanese Researchers of Russian Collections from Central Asia // Russian Expeditions to Central Asia at the Turn of the 20th Century / Collected articles. Edited by I.F. Popova. St Petersburg, Slavia Publishers, 2008. P. 176-187.
In 1960 the participants in the International Congress of Orientalists in Moscow were offered an excursion to Leningrad. During the trip, two Sinologists (one of them from a western country, the other from the East) visited the Leningrad
Branch of the Institute of the Peoples of Asia of the USSR
Academy of Sciences (now the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts
of the Russian Academy of Sciences) and discovered for
themselves the collection of manuscripts from Dunhuang, of
which nearly nothing had been previously known abroad...
In May 2018, Dr A. V. Zorin will deliver a series of four lectures on the history of Russian Tibetology and various aspects of the study of the IOM RAS Tibetan collections at the École pratique des hautes études, Paris.