This part of the
keeps information that usually can not be found in default places. The reason
is that Internet is
mostly English based and people do not pay much attention to other
languages (bad, isn't it?), so the information sort of slips away.
Well, here I am trying to compensate this hole and would like to give
a certain advice about resources on the Net relevant to Russia. I
can not guarantee, however, the completeness and "freshness" of this
information: it is hard to keep up even when constantly looking for.
It could be useful if you are planning to visit Russia and use the net:
services, prices, etc. Some of the servers operate in Russian (many in
Russia, of course), so make sure your client,
is able to display cyrillic letters.
First of all, WWW servers.
- In Russia
- Scientific and educational organizations
- "Cultural" servers
- Govermental Agencies
- Commecial enterprises
- Other Services
- Commerical Information Services (vist it!!!)
- Russia related outside
- Well, Slavs live not only in Russia, Belorus or Ukraine. In
order to demonstrate that Vojislav Lalich-Petich and
Nina Milosevic have established a WWW server about
Yugoslavia. You really have to go and look: places you should
see, and dishes you have to taste are quite nice.
- A very nice server sits in
Knoxville, TN, USA and is governed by
Natasha Bulashova, of
Pushchino, Russia and
Greg Cole, of
Knoxville, TN, USA. The Server is called
Friends and Partners, and I would name it as one of the best
places that first takes care about information grouping and making it well
"usable". In a sense, this server is a counterpart of
- An exhibition on
Paleontological Institute of the Russian Acedemy of Sciences is
open at the University of
- Vadim Maslov has a server called
Burau. It contains some useful data about "russification" of
TeX and LaTeX, about Relcom, etc.
- Bowling Green State
University is running an inetresting WWW server about the
Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. The server also
contains other materials.
- Russian and Eastern
European Studies Home Page (by Casey Palowich)
Russia-NIS Home Page
Russian and Newly Independent States Resource Tool
Russian Club at MIT
A little Russia in San Antonio, TX USA
Muslims in the 19th Century Russian Empire
Russian Trade Connections
Igor Alexeev's Home Page in Bunel, UK
Burime by Dmitry Manin
IntelNet by Mikhail Epshtein. This is the only existing
WWW server that is completely devoted to Russian Philosophy,
although it is outside of Russia.
Russian Travel Agency in Australia
Uran, Ltd. a newly emerging enterprise servicing Russian and
Harvard Russian Club
A virtual tour of Odessa, Ukraine by Andrei Prihodko
Financial services to Russian Businessmen by Igor Ksenzov
A Russia Phototrack by Mikhail Soutchanski
Successfull Farming Magazine has materials about
bridges between US and Russian farmers.
Amber Tours, Inc. provides air services to/from Russia
Lesnoe Ozero, Concordia's Russian Language Village.
Russian/German Server by Natasha Bobenko (Berlin/St. Petersburg)
"Vesti" (An Immigrant newspaper in Canada)
A collection of links and info relating to women's issues
Transnational Institute concentrates on Russian society
BISNIS Information Center for newly independent States
Moscow Channel online journal
Akakii's Russian Page
Svanhovd Environmental Centre. It works in the
area of environmental research including a cooperation
Far East Broadcasting Company (CIS division)
is a Christian organization. The site is in Russian (KOI-8).
Has a complete text of the New Testament.
Adoption Center of Washington
A Trans-Siberial Railroad Story
"Russian Story. Russian periodicals On-Line.
RBC Video Inc.
Electronic Version of Stalin: The Rise of the Beast
by John Beach
NOTE: More comprehensive list of Russian Internet
resources can be found at
SovAm Teleport on www.sovam.com.
It includes a list of Gopher and FTP servers that I did not
bother to put here.
You can also use
xSU/RU Network Information Center to search for IP numbers, persons,
You also can travel to Kansas entering a
database collected by Wayne
Chinander. Login as ex-ussr and you'll find a lot of useful
things about leaders of the republics, etc.
An FTP server at
Ohio State University.
has a lot of different software for "russification". Someone looking for
MS-DOS stuff will find a lot of useful things there.
For those of you who is interested in Political Studies, there
exists a gopher server with a whole bunch things.
and fall down there.
Russian Far East Exchange. This Gopher is a education oriented.
It also has some nice pictures and maps of Russian Far East.