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Below we have listed commercial resources that provide Russia/NIS related books, music and videos for all ages and interests.
The Russian Information Services Publications home page, features (1) "Access Russia & Central Europe", an on-line catalog of over 300 publications and products related to travel and doing business in Russia, the FSU and Central Europe, (2) "Russian Life" magazine, information about and excerpts from the leading magazine of Russian culture, history, business and travel and, (3) "Russia Review" magazine, distributed in the US by RIS and a definitive source of business in Russia today.
Welcome to the American on-line store of Russian books, music and video! Here you'll find more then 6000 items of books and more then 1000 videos.
This online bookstore in St. Petersburg offers Russian books and CDs worldwide. Cyrillic is needed to explore this site.
If you are want the best price for buying a book online, use this search service. It accesses over 40 online companies worldwide and compares prices for almost any book you could want (including those not written in English). A search on the keyword "Russia" brought up over 2,100 titles!
The "world's largest clearinghouse for information products and services from Russia, Ukraine and other former Soviet republics". In addition to their many varied publications (on-line and off) and maps they also provide delivery and translation services.
Offers the following Russian reprints from stock: Academic reprints, Slavica reprints, Russian reprint series, Slavistic printings and reprintings.
Buy Jewish literature in the Russian language via the Internet. Misha Cherniak offers prose and poetry; modern academic research; historical literature; religious literature (Torah, Talmud, Mishna, philosophy, prayer books); varied materials on how to conduct the Jewish home (kashrut, kitchen, Jewish traditions) and much more. This site is in Russian only.
Written by Timothy Harper, this book is about the ups and downs experienced by Rick Grajirena, an entrepreneur, while doing business in Russia during the 1990s.
"Panorama of Russia specializes in non-fiction, predominantlyreference publications from the Russian Federation and theCommonwealth of Independent States. These include books,periodicals, manuscripts, and electronic products from academicand commercial publishers."
This 38 page publication from the National Press covers a 1997 workshop given by the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. This publication provides an abundance of important information on the future of this growing subject and may be read online or ordered for a minimal charge.
Very good list of Russian-related books from SCRY, a consortium of publishers in various fields, all shipping from a common warehouse in North Stratford, New Hampshire.
This page describes where to find particular Russian books on tape in the United States.
Offers on-line ordering of Russian children's books written by Tolstoy, Chekov and various other authors.
Over 2 dozen beautiful photographs taken by Rick Furmanek, author of Stranded in Moscow are available online with the opportunity to purchase a CD-ROM with hundreds more.
The largest foreign language bookstore in the U.S., Schoenhof's offers a variety of books, including children's, dictionaries and textbooks, in over 285 languages and dialects. With people in St. Petersburg obtaining books, this has one of the best selections of Russian books nationally.
Scholarly books and textbooks on the languages, peoples, literatures, cultures, history, etc. of the former USSR and Eastern Europe.
This book, in Russian only, covers the architecture of the Altai region from the 1800's to the early 20th century. (However, the site about the book is in English also.)
Good list of books for learning the Russian language. Includes dictionaries, self-learning guides, etc. All can be ordered on-line via an agreement with amazon.com.
The Russian language only site for this bookstore located in the New York offers over 1,500 books in stock with secure online ordering.
This popular online bookstore offers hundreds of books related to Russia or by Russian authors. Just use the word "Russia" in their books search and then browse through all the results.
Many guidebooks are available about Russia as a whole, St. Petersburg and Moscow. They cover all aspects of travel including etiquette and customs, experiences, lodging and dining, history and much more.
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