First Russian circumnavigation by Adam Johann von Krusenstern and Yuri Fedorovych Lisiansky (1803–1806)
Expedition of Bellingshausen and Lazarev (1819-1821). Discoveries and explorations in Oceania. Discovery of Antarctica
Expedition of Lütke (1826-1829).
Discoveries and explorations in the Caroline Archipelago (Micronesia)
Soviet Expeditions to Oceania in 1971 and 1977.
Ethnographic research in the region after century-long hiatus
Russian expeditions to Papua New Guinea in 2017 and 2019: a new stage in the development of Russian ethnographic studies of Oceania.