Uspensky V. Printing Tibetan Books in Russia in the 19th to Early 20th Centuries // Edition, éditions l’écrit au Tibet, évolution et devenir. Edité par A. Chayet, C. Scherrer-Schaub, F. Robin, J.-L. Achard. München: Indus Verlag, 2010. P. 429—439.
Many hundreds of Tibetan books, big and small, were printed in Russia
for religious and scholarly purposes from traditional woodblocks or
metal types. This was the result of a unique coincidence of events in the history
of Russia which made Tibetan Buddhism an important and inseparable
part of Russia’s spiritual heritage...