I'm looking for large lists of diminutives in Russian in a format such as this:

Base Name | [Diminutive1, Diminutive2, ...]


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It looks like by "nicknames" you mean diminutive forms of personal names. If so, then you can find a thorough list of them.

In the book "Справочник личных имен народов РСФСР" starting from this page, there is a list of personal names (first go male names, then female ones) together with their etymologies and diminutive forms. You can read the book online or download it.

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    Yes you are correct. I do mean diminutives. Nicknames are much broader. I will edit the question.
    – TomSchober
    Jun 10, 2016 at 14:54

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