The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. - Paul Vale´ry

[America,] it is the only place where miracles not only happen, but where they happen all the time. - Thomas Wolfe

Friends and Partners was created primarily to help people in our countries find, communicate with and learn from each other. Thus, this Community Corner - with its email, bulletin board, and chat services - is its real "heart".


Local Services

  • Friends & Partners Bulletin Board *

    Let's talk! The F&P Bulletin Board is provided for discussion of various US/Russia/NIS issues. Current discussion groups include: Travel, Culture, the Kitchen, Geneology, Life issues, the '98 winter Olympics, Funding and Exchange, and Commerce / Business / Jobs.

  • Friends and Partners Chat Channel

    An interactive, real-time discussion on all sorts of US-Russia/NIS topics. This makes it possible to communicate interactively with people from all over the world.

  • Friends and Partners Email Listservers

    Email discussion lists for US-Russia/NIS topics. Join a list or browse through our archives of list postings.

  • Other Russia/NIS Listservers

    Other listservers on the Internet that deal with Russia/NIS related topics.

  • Other Points of Communication

    Here you will find additional resources where people can communicate discuss issues concerning US and NIS related topics.


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    Natasha Bulashova, Greg Cole
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    NaukaNet and the Next Network

     

     

    The "next generation Internet" is coming and promises a much richer communications media. F&P is working with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) of the University of Illinois and with colleagues at the Kurchatov Institute, Russian Institute for Public Networking, the Joint Supercomputing Center and the Russian Academy of Science - to establish a high speed (155M) Internet service between Russian and U.S. scientific communities. The grant is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Ministry for Science and Technology of the Russian Federation. Please read more about the NaukaNet project at the NaukaNet WWW site.