Borozdin was a prolific publisher, an historian who who participated in archeological digs that enjoyed, in his mind, a value to history in general. That said, he was also particularly interested in prehistorical excavations. He participated in regional and international congresses, too. After 1917, he remained in the USSR, active and celebrated at the Institute of Oriental Studies and the Pedagogical Institute in Moscow. Arrested and exiled twice in the 1930s, from 1949 until his death he was chair of general history at Voronezh University.