You are aware that "Russia" of old can be Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Russia or Ukraine. It all depends on Location. Do you know where your ancestor was born?
What US records do you have on your LIPSKY/LIPSKI ancestor?
Was this ancestor naturalized US citizen? Had social security numbers?
Your ancestor Hebrew. Do you know www.jewishgen.org
These 3 LIPSKYs were going to Boston. They have Austria for Native Country and Last Residence.
Lipsky, Chaje 16 1876-1877 1893
Lipsky, Euoish 14 1878-1879 1893
Lipsky, Moses 11 1881-1882 1893