We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers. - Martin Luther King Jr

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington

The following is a list of sites describing various Russian communities and regions. This catalog is in progress and will continue to grow as more communities become represented on the World Wide Web.

If you know of additional sites to list here, please let us know.


Akademgorodok

  • Akademgorodok *

    Winter photos of the local landscape and buildings are provided but are very slow to load.

  • Akademgorodok *

    A history of this "new" town (1958) with the benefit of a large gallery of beautiful pictures including some of the Siberian summer.

  • Akademgorodok - a town of Science in Siberia *

    This site has valuable information and many pictures including Siberian nature, the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (BINP) and other sites of this area.

  • Novosibirsk and Akademgorodok *

    This site is mostly about Novosibirsk (the capital of Siberia) but also has information on Akademgorodok (the Academic City) and links to other sites of Siberia.

  • Altai (Altay) Region

  • Altai - Golden Mountains *

    The purpose of this server is to introduce nature and life of Altai region. Tourist information and beautiful pictures of the region are provided.

  • Welcome to Altai *

    An abundance of information about and photos of about this region is provided.

  • The Architecture of Altai *

    This site is based on T. Stepanskaya's special research of the architecture of Altai cities from the second half of the XIX till the beginning of the XX century. One of the chapfers is devoted to church architecture of Altai. (In Russian only)

  • Altay -- Encarta Concise Enclyclopedia Article *

    A descripton of the republic in southeastern Russia is provided.

  • Biysk *

    Biysk Technological Institute provides a large amount of this city that was founded in 1709 by the order of Peter the Great. This site is slow but well worth the wait.

  • Geographical Characteristics of the Altai Region *

    This page contains an article about the geography, history, energy production, industry, and major manufacturers of the Altai Region in southeastern Siberia. (Russian only)

  • Monuments of Altaian Peasant Architecture *

    This extensive, detailed site has fascinating information about the architecture in this region and includes some of the myths and superstitions that influence the architecture. There are many photos and diagrams so this is slow to load but definitely worth having patience for.

  • UNESCO - Golden Mountains of Altai *

    A description and photos of this World Heritage site in Siberia.

  • Administartion of Altai Region *

    Official information of Altai Region Administration

  • Arkangelsk

  • Archangel'sk: Russia *

    Alexey Shiryayev's images of this area.

  • Arkahangelsk Area *

    Culture, business, environmental, governmental and much more information is provided in both Russian and English.

  • Germi - Archangelsk *

    Information and photos of this town are provided by the travel agency. The Russian version contains more photos of the area.

  • Germi - Malye Korely *

    This outdoor museum of wooden architecture located near Arkhangelsk contains more than 100 buildings that have been moved to this location from different areas of the north. Photos and descriptions are provided for many of these strucutures. (Russian version)

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Arkhangelsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Photo Gallary - Arkhangelsk Region *

    A large collection of Arkhangelsk region photos.

  • Photos of Arkhangelsk *

    Pavel Parfenov's collection of Arkhangelsk photos

  • Unofficial Vodlozero National Park Homepage *

    Matti Pellinen has put together a site with lots of information and photos about this park that is in the Karelia Republic and the Archangel Oblast. The majority of pictures are located on the travelogue pages.

  • Astrakhan

  • Astrakhan On-Line *

    History, business and other information including a literary page are available on this site.

  • Astrakhan *

    This page provides main facts and statistics about Astarakhan

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Astrakhan *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Barnaul

  • Barnaul *

    Just a small collection of photos

  • Barnaul *

    Searchable map of the city

  • Barnaul *

    Information about this industrial city of 120,000 is presented by the Altai Regional Webserver.

  • Belgorod

  • Belgorod and Belgorod Region *

    Information about different aspects of Belgorod region life including history, religion, economics, and so on.

  • Our City Belgorod *

    A description, short history and some graphics are provided for this city 695 kilometers from Moscow.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Belgorod *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Birobidzhan

  • Atlas: Birobidzhan *

    The site presents basic facts about Birobidzhan.

  • Birobidzhan - Jewish Autonomous Okrug (Area) *

    Basic statistics are provided.

  • Jewish Autonomous Region or Birobidzhan *

    A short history of this region is given by Lycos.

  • Road Chronicles: The Last Jews of Birobidzhan *

    A chronicled visit to the Jewish Autonomous Region.

  • Biysk

  • Byisk *

    This official city site provides complete information about city, its history, economics, education, culture in both Russian and English. It also includes city map.

  • Biysk *

    A variety of information about the capital of the Altay region is provided including history, general information and local attractions.

  • Biysk *

    Biysk Technological Institute provides a large amount of this city that was founded in 1709 by the order of Peter the Great. This site is slow but well worth the wait.

  • Temples of Siberia - Biysk *

    A view of the Central Chapel of the Uspensky (Assumption Day) Cathedral in Biysk plus links to other temples in Siberia. (This jpeg picture is 95K)

  • The Bianky Museum of Local Lore History and Economie *

    The Bianky Museum site presents virtual expositions and collections in addition to information about deparments, news, shows, the life of the museum's founder, etc.

    Mirror of this site - http://www1.biysk.tourism.ru/museum/in.e.shtml

  • Bryansk

  • Bryansk Regional Administration *

    This large site presents general information about Bryansk and the surrounding area including history, industry, transportation, agriculture, science, culture and nature.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Bryansk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Science and High Schools of the Bryansk Region of Russia *

    Information about the educational institutions of this region are presented in detail.

  • The Provincial News: Bryansk *

    "The Provincial" a joint online publication of the newspaper "Bryanskaya Nedelya" ("The Bryansk Week") and the Bryansk Regional Administration which presents the latest news of life in the region.

  • Chelyabinsk

  • Atlas: Chelyabinsk *

    General facts about Chelyabinsk are presented.

  • Chelyabinsk *

    The official site of the city includes local government, business, history and photos.

  • Chelyabinsk Region *

    Information about the territory, mineral resources, investments and economics are presented on this site.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Chelyabinsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • The City of Chelyabinsk *

    Lots of information about Chelyabinsk and Chelyabinsk Oblast are presented including government, education, business history, and local arts.

  • Chernogolovka

  • Chernogolovka *

    Basic information about this town, and its scientific institutions.

  • Welcome to Chernogolovka! *

    This town houses some of the institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences and this site presents many of the aspects of life in this small town.

  • Chita

  • About Chita *

    Information about Chita is provided by Musical Bridges, Inc. and provides statistics about both the region and the city.

  • Atlas: Chita *

    Basic facts about Chita are provided.

  • Impressions of Eastern Siberia: Pictures from Chita *

    Basic information and pictures of the Chita region.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Chita *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • On the Train to Chita *

    Re-live train ride and visit with 2 couples in Chita in the Russian Chronicles.

  • The Far Eastern Republic *

    Turn back the clock to 1922 and visit Chita in the Far East Republic of Siberia with this National Geographic article and photos.

  • Where is Chita? *

    Musical Bridges, Inc, non-profit corporation devoted to access, opportunity and good neighbors through cultural exchange provides a map and very basic information on Chita, where their project addresses educational needs.

  • Chkalovsk

  • Chkalovsk *

    Short description of this small city with some pictures and historical information (in Russian only).

  • Chukotka

  • Chukotka Home Page *

    Patty Gray has put together a very nice site with photos, regional information and her experiences during her 1995-96 ethnographic fieldwork in Russia.

  • Chukotka: Russian Reindeer Country *

    Information and photos about this area of the Russian Far East is presented by Hopkins High School in Minnesota.

  • Chuvashia

  • Chuvashia Home Page *

    The official server of Chuvashia Republic includes economical information and local on-line newspapers.

  • Information about Chuvashia Republic *

    General information about republic

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Chuvashia *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Dubna

  • Dubna *

    In addition to general information and wonderful photographs, there are interesting pages on the veterans residing in the city, the Children's Ballet School - "Fantazia" and much more.

  • Dubna *

    A short description of the small town and its scientific institutions.

  • Dubna Home Page *

    This site provides maps, information about the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research and the "Dubna" Chorus Academy.

  • Welcome to Dubna *

    The town of Dubna arose together with the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research 40 years ago. Many wonderful photos give a well defined picture of this city.

  • Welcome to Dubna (a different site) *

    A variety of photographs, along with general information, present this town on the Volga River.

  • Ekaterinburg

  • Ekaterinburg - Capital of the Urals *

    Sergey Gershtein's home page provides a good history on this city that is also known as Yekaterinburg.

  • Ekaterinburg On-Line *

    This capital of the Sverdlovsk region is presented with a large amount of city, business and leisure information in Russian only.

  • Gold Book of the Ural *

    Indepth history and business information about the region on the city is provided by the Foreign Investment Promotion Center (FIPC) under the Ministry of Economy of The Russian Federation.

  • Sverdlovsk Region *

    Basic information is given about this region of which Ekaterinburg is the capital.

  • Webcam Ekaterinburg *

    Get a live view from Malysheva street in the city.

  • The Ural State University *

    Ural State University's site on Ekatinburg includes a brief history.

  • Far East Region

  • Far East of the Russian Federation *

    A wonderful photoessay plus information about the Russian Far East history, legends, fairy-tales, weather and much more can be located on this site. large,

  • Khabarovsk Home Page @ Russian Far East Online *

    Information about business and other aspects of this city plus photos are presented in Russian.

  • The Far Eastern Republic *

    Turn back the clock to 1922 and visit Chita in the Far East Republic of Siberia with this National Geographic article and photos.

  • Fryazino

  • Fryazino *

    Beautiful, large pictures along with minimal information about this city that is close to Moscow.

  • Fryazino *

    Basic statistics for this scientific town.

  • Gatchina

  • Gatchina *

    A short, basic description of Gatchina.

  • Gatchina Palace *

    A description and tour of this palace which is located 50 km from St. Petersburg is given.

  • Gatchina Pictures *

    Photographs and a very short description of Gatchina.

  • Palace Tower Clock *

    Read about and view pictures of the reconstruction of this tower clock at the Gatchina Palace.

  • Palace-And-Park Ensemble Gatchina *

    A photo and description of this "museum" in the town of Gatchina is provided.

  • The Fairy Tale Castle Fit for Sleeping Beauty *

    More history and photos of this historic "castle".

  • The Gatchina Page *

    Information about The Palace-Museum and Park of Gatchina.

  • Gelendzhik

  • Tourism at Gelendzhik *

    Many beautiful pictures and weather information for this area in South Russia are available on this site. A page that describes the town in Russian only is available here.

  • Gorodets

  • Gorodets *

    In Russian only

  • Russia - Far from Moscow: Gorodets *

    This site presents views, the history, the folk arts and other facets of life in this beautiful, old town in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Be sure to link to the Gorodets Album from this page!

  • Grimm

  • Welcome to: The Village of Grimm, Russia *

    The history of this small village, located west of the Volga River is described.

  • Gus-Khrustalny

  • City of Gus-Khrustalny *

    The history is presented along with beautiful pictures of the city and of the Gus Crystal Factory products.

  • Irkutsk

  • Irkutsk *

    Photos, information about business plus lots of other information are given in Russian only.

  • Easten Siberia: Irkutsk Telegraph Server *

    The maps of Irkutsk and Irkutsk region, and information about Irkutsk museums.

  • Irkutsk postcard collection *

    A wonderful collection of old Irkutsk views postcards.

  • Baikal Lake Site *

    Wonderful photos of the lake (especially sunsets!) along with information, a fascinating FAQ and maps are presented on this site.

  • Home Page of Irkutsk *

    This large site provides history, information about the city and the surrounding area in Siberia today plus a large gallery of photographs. The WWW mirror site in the USA is here.

  • Irkutsk *

    Basic information on this large city in Eastern Siberia.

  • Irkutsk *

    A short description and a few photos are provided by Inna Tour Company.

  • Irkutsk on the Net *

    This site is in Russian only and provides commericial, travel and other information.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Irkutsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Road Stories: Irkutsk and Lake Baikal *

    Travelers' chronicles and photos of their visit to the this region.

  • Discover your Siberia *

    Jack will assist you in your visit to the beautiful Lake Baikal and Irkutsk. Not only that, his website has intersting pictures and stories of previous tours of the area.

  • Ivanovo

  • Welcome to Ivanovo *

    Information about the city administration, the history of the town, Ivanovo cotton is included in this Russian-only site. Included is the daily city magazine Capital.

  • Germi - The Golden Ring *

    The Travel Agency Germi provides photos and brief descriptions of ancient towns and cities that comprise the "Golden Ring" - Vladimir, Suzdal, Ivanovo, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalesky, Sergiev Posad and Moscow.

  • INDI - Ivanovo City Site *

    A variety of information is provided about the city of Ivanovo in Russian, English and Spanish.

  • Ivanovo Home Page *

    History, education, culture and science are just a few subjects covered in this large site.

  • Ivanovo Region *

    Demographics and statistical information about the Ivanovo region and city are presented.

  • Moscow Guide - Ples, Ivanovo, Palekh, Suzdal *

    Information and photos of these towns from the official tourist site of the Moscow government.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Ivanovo *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Izhevsk

  • Izhevsk, Republic of Udmurtia Site *

    Basic history and infromation about the capital of the Udmurtia Republic in the Middle Urals.

  • Kaliningrad

  • EType - Kaliningrad *

    This site, in Russian only, provides photos, information on business, transportation, the weather, a map plus other interesting information.

  • KISA - Kaliningrad Information Server *

    Complete information about region and its capital Kaliningrad.

  • Kaliningrader *

    This site, in German, presents a large amount of information about this city and region in Northwest Russia.

  • Kalingrad - Your Gateway to Russia *

    Beautiful photos are provided, along with an abundance of local information including its status as a "Special Economic Zone."

  • Kaliningrad In Your Pocket: Home Page *

    This site has an immense amount information about this Oblast that is located between Poland and Lithuania including travel, transportation, history, economy, communications and much, much more! (Also in German)

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Kaliningrad *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Kaluga

  • Kaluga City *

    History, maps, government and business information, photos and more.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Kaluga *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Kazan

  • Kazan - the capital of Tatarstan *

    The history, culture, local government, science, industry, a wonderful photogallery plus more is presented in this site about this city of almost 1,000 years.

  • Kazan: Atlas *

    Statistics about Kazan.

  • Volga Cruise: Kazan *

    Photos and a description of this 13th century city.

  • Kazan, the Capital *

    A brief history and lots of interesting, older pictures of the citizens and sites of this city are provided.

  • Khabarovsk

  • Far East of the Russian Federation *

    A wonderful photoessay plus information about the Russian Far East history, legends, fairy-tales, weather and much more can be located on this site. large,

  • Khabarovsk Home Page @ Russian Far East Online *

    Information about business and other aspects of this city plus photos are presented in Russian.

  • Khabarovsk Photo-Essay *

    Larisa Fedotova's account of her visit to Khabarovsk with a few photos.

  • Khabarovsk Scenes *

    Scenes of Khabarovsk taken by Larry Pearson.

  • Khabarovsk: Atlas *

    Statistics of the second largest city in the Russian Far East.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Khabarovsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Spring in Khabarovsk *

    Larry Pearson's photos and tale of his visit to Khabarovsk.

  • Kislovodsk

  • Caucasus Mineralnye Vody *

    In the future this server will provide access to the information about all cities in the Caucasus Mineralnye Vody region

  • Administration of Caucasus Mineralnye Vody *

    This regional server is still under development, but it promises to be a comprehensive resource about Caucasus Mineralnye Vody region (Pyatigorsk, Mineralnye Vody, Georgievsk, Essentuki, Kislovodsk, and others). Information is available only in Russian

  • Kislovodsk, Russia *

    Information about the city plus some of its inhabitants are presented by its sister city in the US - Muscatine, Iowa. http://muscanet.com/~dclark/kvodsk-mtine.html

  • Kizhi

  • Folk Tour *

    This tour company has provided a few photos of Kizhi, Petrozavodsk, Karelian nature and artwork of the landscapes.

  • Kizhi *

    History, current information and photographs of this amazing and ancient area.

  • Kizhi Island *

    This site contains historical information, pictures, and a map of the Kizhi Island in Lake Onezhsky.

  • Kizhi Island in March *

    Valerie Kozlov has provided 5 beautiful photos.

  • Kizhi Museum *

    This impressive and detailed site covers the museum, collections, architectural monuments, villages, cultures, nature, etc. of this area with many, many photos.

  • Kizhi Pogost *

    A description and photos of this World Heritage site.

  • Kolyvan

  • Kolyvan *

    This site about the "Siberian Centre of Stone-Cutting Art" is currently under construction so check back often.

  • Rubtsovsk City *

    History of the city, education,bussines, weather and so on.

  • Kostamuksha

    Kostroma

  • 10 Months in Russia -- A Cruise on the Volga -- Kostroma *

    Michael Scott's account of his cruise down the Volga and visit to the town of Kostroma (with photos and a map).

  • Germi - The Golden Ring *

    The Travel Agency Germi provides photos and brief descriptions of ancient towns and cities that comprise the "Golden Ring" - Vladimir, Suzdal, Ivanovo, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalesky, Sergiev Posad and Moscow.

  • Kostroma *

    A short description and a few photos are provided by Inna Tour Company.

  • Kostroma Photo Tour *

    A gallery of ancient russian architecture in the western Russia city of Kostroma.

  • Kostroma Wooden Architecture Museum Photo Tour *

    Beautiful photographic of wooden buildings in Kostroma .

  • Moscow Guide - Kostroma *

    Information and photos of this town from the official tourist site of the Moscow government.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Kostroma *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Volga Cruise: Ipatevsky Monastery, Kostroma *

    Photos and a description of this monastery and the area are depicted on two pages of this site.

  • Krasnodar

  • Kuban Region *

    The Krasnodar Investment Center put together some useful information about Krasnodar region, its history, economic situation, etc.

  • Kuban Web Server *

    This site provides information about Krasnodar Region, its history, industry, newspapers, etc. (in Russian only)

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Krasnodar *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Krasnoyarsk

  • KRASNET Network *

    This ISP also provides nformation and views of the Krasnoyarsk region and city plus about breathtaking pictures "Krasnoyarskie Stolby" National Park in Siberia.

  • Krasnoyarsk and the Krasnoyarsk Region *

    This site contains information about Krasnoyarsk and the Krasnoyarsk region covering topics such as: geography, natural resources, population, industry, agriculture, transportation, telecommunications, mass media, etc. Russian version

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Krasnoyarsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Kyzyl, Republic of Tuva

  • Friends of Tuva *

    Many links to information on a variety of aspects of life or travels in Tuva.

  • UNPO - Tuva *

    Basic information is provided by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.

  • Lake Baikal Region

  • Baikal *

    Information, history and photos about the lake. (Russian version)

  • Baikal - The Pearl of Siberia *

    The Russian National Tourist Office's has provided the site on this national park.

  • Baikal Homepage *

    This site contains information, photos, statistics and more about the region and the deepest lake in the world.

  • Baikal Lake Site *

    Wonderful photos of the lake (especially sunsets!) along with information, a fascinating FAQ and maps are presented on this site.

  • Baikal Watch *

    Ecological information about of Lake Baikal and study tour information on their 1999 trip to the Lake. Photos of this region are included.

  • Country Profile - Republic of Buryitia *

    This site has a large amount of interesting information on the republic, the city of Ulan Ude, and the Lake Baikal area.

  • Discover your Siberia *

    Jack will assist you in your visit to the beautiful Lake Baikal and Irkutsk. Not only that, his website has intersting pictures and stories of previous tours of the area.

  • Lake Baikal *

    This site is in Russian only.

  • Lake Baikal Guidebook - Buryatia Republic *

    Information and fabulous photos about this Republic (including the city of Ulan Ude) that borders Lake Baikal.

  • Lake Baikal Homepage *

    This US mirrored site of the Baikal Homepage differs a little from the Russian site.

  • Road Stories: Irkutsk and Lake Baikal *

    Travelers' chronicles and photos of their visit to the this region.

  • UNESCO - Lake Baikal *

    A description and photos of this World Heritage site.

  • Lipetsk

  • Lipetsk Region *

    This official server of Lipetsk region government covers all aspects of region life. It also includes a lot of links to Lipetsk-related Internet resources

  • Welcome to Lipetsk *

    Information about business-Lipetsk is provided by this site.

  • Lipetsk *

    Information about the history and economics plus a large gallery photos of this region is presented. The gallery may take awhile to download but is worth the wait! (Russian version.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Lipetsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Lyskovo

    Magadan

  • About Magadan *

    A brief description of the city and a photogallery. (in Russian only)

  • Magadan Region (Russia) *

    Brief statistical information and Magadan region flag image.

  • May in Magadan *

    Larry Pearson's account and photos of his trip to this port city on the Sea of Okhotsk in the Russian Far East. An additional page, "People of Magadan" is accessible from here and also worth the visit.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Magadan *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Saint Petersburg *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this federal city.

  • Magnitogorsk

  • Magnitogorsk *

    A history of Magnitogorsk with some pictures. Personal project of Vladislav Antipenko.

  • Magnitogorsk *

    This is the site of the City Computer Club of Magnitka with a short description about this city on the Ural River.

  • Mirny

  • Mirny *

    Information about Mirny's history and pictures which are in Russian KOI8 only.

  • Moscow

  • 10 Months in Russia -- A Cruise on the Volga -- Moscow *

    Information, a map and several pictures from Michael Scott's "10 Months in Russia".

  • A Journey to Moscow *

    The Moscow City Tourist Office has presented lots of information for those interested in what has and what is going on in Moscow.

  • Germi - The Golden Ring *

    The Travel Agency Germi provides photos and brief descriptions of ancient towns and cities that comprise the "Golden Ring" - Vladimir, Suzdal, Ivanovo, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalesky, Sergiev Posad and Moscow.

  • Hospitable Kolomenskoye *

    A description of this former a tsar estate in the city is provided by the Tourist Newspaper.

  • K-Photo: Moscow *

    Most of these beautiful photos are of Moscow and the surrounding area.

  • Kremlinkam *

    Get refreshed views of the Kremlin and surrounding areas. Pictures are updated every 60 seconds and an image archive.

  • Lonely Planet Destination: Moscow *

    History, attractions (including those "off the beaten track"), entertainment info and a slide show of the city are components of this site.

  • Look => Moscow Today *

    Eight different views of Moscow are refreshed regularly.

  • Moscow *

    A short description and a few photos are provided by Inna Travel.

  • Moscow -- Encarta Concise Enclyclopedia Article *

    This online encyclopedia provides a descripton of the city.

  • Moscow 850 *

    Photos, a timeline for the last 850+ years of Moscow history, resources and lots of other information about this old city.

  • Moscow As I See It *

    Gleb Zverev has put together a wide variety of photos of life in Moscow.

  • Moscow Bureau of Voyage - Moscow *

    This site gives brief histories and photos of major sites in Moscow.

  • Moscow City Hall *

    The mirrored server outside of Russia is http://www.mos.orc.ru/ for the official server of the Mayor's office.

  • Moscow Guide *

    Entertainment, culture, shopping, business, sports, traditions - anything you want to know about this area is provided on this Official Tourist Site of the Moscow Government.

  • Moscow Metro *

    A detailed history and information about Moscow's underground, including a map of the stations and a list of fare prices since 1935. (Russian only)

  • Moscow Regional Monuments *

    A description and photo of the New Jerusalem Museum is provided by the Tourist Newspaper.

  • Moscow, the capital of Russia *

    A short description and several pages of pictures of the capital are provided by Sergei Naumov, author of the famous Dazhdbog's Grandchildren.

  • Moscow: Weather *

    The 4 day forecast for the Moscow region.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Moscow *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government of this federal city.

  • Paratype Moscow *

    Camera views from Paragraphs office located on one of seven Moscow's hills.

  • Pictures from Moscow *

    RusPhoto provides a large variety links to photos of Moscow and the surrounding region including personal photoalbums. Get an overview of the city.

  • Places of Interest in Moscow *

    Information about the Moscow the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy is provided by the Tourist Newspaper.

  • Red Gate Web Cam *

    A view that can be refreshed from the 13th floor of the Krasnye Vorota (Red Gate) is presented along with an archive of other views from Moscow.

  • Russian at UTEP *

    The Russian Language Program at the University of Texas, El Paso is described along with information. In addition, there are some beautiful photographs of Moscow.

  • State Kremlin Palace *

    Located in the center of Moscow, this hall is the home of the Kremlin State Ballet. Art exhibitions, concerts, receptions and other forms of the arts are also ongoing at this large building. Conferences, meetings and congresses also take place here. (Alternate URL)

  • SunSITE Russia: the Moscow Guide *

    An overview of the city, reference information, a photo gallery and information about churches and cloisters are presented by the SUN Site of the Computer Science Department at Moscow State University.

  • The State Museum of History *

    Information about and photos of the recently opened The State Museum of History is provided by the Tourist Newspaper.

  • UNESCO - Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye *

    A description and photos of this World Heritage site near the city of Moscow.

  • UNESCO - Kremlin and the Red Square *

    A description and photos of this World Heritage site.

  • Welcome to Moscow *

    History, culture, leisure, entertainment, sports, business, science and more are presented on this site.

  • Murmansk

  • Murmansk *

    Photos of Murmansk taken by Sergey Ermakov

  • Murmansk *

    Complete information about Murmansk and the region including nature, economy, different cities in the region, Murmansk-related links.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Murmansk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Nakhodka

  • Nakhodka, Russian Far East *

    A brief description of this town and business information about this town on the Sea of Japan.

  • Nakhodka - Alexx's Apartment at Wall Street 1242 *

    General information about Nakhodka.

  • Nakhodka Re Live Cam Web *

    A view of the city and a slideshow are available from this online magazine.

  • Nizhni Novgorod

  • Cities of the Nizhny Novgorod Region *

    This site contains information Nizhny Novgorod and cities of the Nizhegorod region.

  • Nizhnii Novgorod Internet Reference Guide *

    Deirdre Shelly maintains a page concerning Nizhny Novgorod.

  • Business Informations Service of Nizhny Novgorod *

    Business information for the region including the local newspaper "Monitor".

  • City and Vicinity of Nizhny *

    Denis Khotimsky's pictures provide interesting views of the area.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Nizhniy Novgorod *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Nizhni Novgorod Site *

    Dmitry Nefedov's page with a view of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin and several interesting links.

  • Nizhni Novgorod on the Net *

    This site, presented by Nizhny Novgorod State University, has a vast amount of information about society, government, entertainment, education, regional news, plus much more. Some pages are only in Russian.

  • Nizhny Novgorod *

    A short description and a few photos are provided by Inna Travel.

  • RUSSIA - Main Map : Nizhnii Novgorod *

    Information, a map and several pictures from Michael Scott's "10 Months in Russia".

  • Russia by Rail: Nizhny Novgorod *

    A short history plus statistical information is provided as an excerpt from this book.

  • Volga Cruise: Nizhny Novgorod *

    Photos and a description of this city.

  • Novgorod

  • 10 Months in Russia -- A Cruise on the Volga -- Novgorod *

    Michael Scott's account of his cruise down the Volga and visit to the city of Novgorod (with photos).

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Novgorod *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Novgorod Photo Tour *

    A tour through Novgorod with Nick Mikhailovsky's photos.

  • Novgorod Wooden Architecture Museum Photo Tour *

    Again, breathtaking pictures of architecture by Nick Mikhailovsky.

  • The Churches of Novgorod *

    Several photos of some of the churches and monastaries of Novgorod.

  • UNESCO - Historic Monuments of Novgorod and surroundings *

    A description and photos of this World Heritage site.

  • Novocherkassk

    Novorossiysk

  • Arboretum in Novorossiysk *

    Varied and beautiful photos and information about this grassroots initiative in Novorossiysk is presented.

  • Pictures of Novorossiysk *

    Information and pictures of this sea port.

  • Novosibirsk

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Novosibirsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Novosibirsk *

    Information about the "capital of Siberia" includes general details, businesses, hotel accomodations, the first Russian-American newspaper in the US KOHTAKT (Contact) plus many photos of the area.

  • Novosibirsk and Akademgorodok *

    This site is mostly about Novosibirsk (the capital of Siberia) but also has information on Akademgorodok (the Academic City) and links to other sites of Siberia.

  • Novosibirsk, the Capital of Siberia *

    Sasha (Alexandre) Telnov's site with history; culture, Novosibirsk in WWII, city views and local sports with lots of photos.

  • Novosibirsk: Atlas *

    Statistics of Novosibirsk.

  • Wildlife photography in the Novosibirsk Region - Oleg Kosterin *

    Oleg Kosterin has provided breathtaking pictures of the landscape in the region. (The Russian site is the same but a slower connection.)

  • Obninsk

  • Official Site of Obninsk *

    Complete information about Obninsk, including the collection of links to the Obninsk Internet resources

  • Oak Ridge, Tennessee Sister City - Obninsk *

    Information about, links to, and photographs of one of Oak Ridge's two sister cities

  • Omsk

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Omsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Omsk *

    Igor Pavlovsky's site about his hometown with history, lots of photos, current information, a map and a directory of residents.

  • Omsk On-Line *

    Provided by Omsk State University, this site provides a vast amount of information, links and photos about the city and region.

  • www.OMSK.com *

    With a daily picture, this server also gives information and other views of this large city located on the Irtysh river.

  • Oryol

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Oryol *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Oryol Pictures *

    The ISP, F1 Communications, provides a folder of several views of Oryol city and region.

  • Oryol Region *

    Statistics of the Oryol region are presented.

  • Penza

  • Penza Online *

    Subject directory of Penza-related Internet resources. (Russian only)

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Penza *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Penza - Some Pages of Russian History. *

    Pictures and lots of information - especially the history - about the Penza region.

  • Penza Region (Russia) *

    A few statistics of this region are presented.

  • Pereslavl-Zalessky

  • Germi - The Golden Ring *

    The Travel Agency Germi provides photos and brief descriptions of ancient towns and cities that comprise the "Golden Ring" - Vladimir, Suzdal, Ivanovo, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalesky, Sergiev Posad and Moscow.

  • Live Video of the Lake Pleshcheyevo *

    A new view from a camera at the Program Systems Institute of the RAS in Pereslavl-Zalessky is presented regularly.

  • Moscow-Guide - Sergiev Posad, Pereslavl-Zalessky *

    Information and photos of these towns from the official tourist site of the Moscow government.

  • Pereslavl-Zalessky *

    Included in this site about this ancient town is the history, architectural monuments, the National Park of Pereslavl-Zalessky, a map, the phone directory (in Russian) and quite a few photos.

  • Perm

  • Perm Regional Server *

    Regional information, culture, education, businesses, religion, tourism, recreation, transportation, history, investing, sports, weather, and more! (Russian only)

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Perm *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Sister City of Louisville - Perm *

    A short description and photo tour of Perm from its Sister City in Louisville, Kentucky.

  • The City of Perm *

    History, statistics, culture, architecture, economics, education, photos and more are presented by Perm University.

  • Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia

    Plyos

  • Moscow Guide - Ples, Ivanovo, Palekh, Suzdal *

    Information and photos of these towns from the official tourist site of the Moscow government.

  • 10 Months in Russia -- A Cruise on the Volga -- Plyos *

    Michael Scott's account of his cruise down the Volga and visit to the town of Plyos (with photos).

  • Protvino

  • Protvino *

    IHEP's site about this city includes general information, sightseeing info and pictures of Protvino and links to other towns around Protvino.

  • Protvino *

    Basic statistics for this scientific town.

  • Pskov

  • 10 Months in Russia -- A Cruise on the Volga -- Pskov *

    Michael Scott's account of his cruise down the Volga and visit to the town of Pskov (with photos).

  • K-Photo: Pskov *

    Photos by Konstantin Voschanov. (Be sure to look at the rest of his photos!)

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Pskov *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Pskov *

    Basic statistics for Pskov are provided.

  • Pskov - Kremlin and City *

    A detailed history of this city with photos of the Kremlin.

  • Pskov Photo Tour *

    Photographs of local architecture.

  • Pskov Region (Russia) *

    Basic statistics for the region are provided.

  • The Issa River. Pskov Suburb. *

    A beautiful photo of the river on a Spring evening taken by Vladimir Biblayev.

  • Welcome to the City Of Pskov *

    A map, the history and views are provided on the Pskov Volny University website.

  • Pushchino

  • Pushchino *

    A short description of this scienfic town and its institutions.

  • My Pushchino's Page *

    Sergey Ryazantsev gives a nice description of his hometown of Pushchino.

  • Pushchino Research Center *

    Photos and information about Puschino including secondary education.

  • Pushchino, New York *

    Although the server is in New York City, this great site is all about Pushchino, Russia.

  • Pyatigorsk

  • Caucasus Mineralnye Vody *

    In the future this server will provide access to the information about all cities in the Caucasus Mineralnye Vody region

  • Administration of Caucasus Mineralnye Vody *

    This regional server is still under development, but it promises to be a comprehensive resource about Caucasus Mineralnye Vody region (Pyatigorsk, Mineralnye Vody, Georgievsk, Essentuki, Kislovodsk, and others). Information is available only in Russian

  • Uran Home Page: Pyatigorsk *

    UranNet's phtographic tour of Pyatigorsk.

  • Welcome to North Caucacus Resorts *

    Photos and maps are provided by Andrew Milantiev.

  • Welcome to Pyatigorsk *

    Lots of photos and a map of Caucasus Mineralnye Vody region is provided.

  • Republic of Bashkortostan

  • Bashinform - State Informative Agency for the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia *

    This site provides information about the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia, and its capital city, Ufa. It covers topics such as history, industry, agriculture, culture, education, government, political groups, and tourism. The site additionally provides Bashinform press releases. This site is available in Russian (Windows-1251) encoding only.

  • Bashkortostan *

    Information and photos about the Republic, an encyclopedia (Russian only) and regional music are provided by Bashkir State University.

  • Bashkortostan *

    Cultural, agricultural, economic, and lots more of information is provided in Russian only. (Windows)

  • Bashkortostan -- Encarta Concise Enclyclopedia Article *

    This online encyclopedia provides a descripton of the republic.

  • Bashkortostan Republic: History and Geography *

    This information is provided in English. Click on the Bashkortostan link to access a wealth of information (in Russian) and photos that depict all aspects of life in this republic.

  • Bashkortostan Telecommunication Center *

    Information and photos of this republic in the Ural Mountains.

  • Bashkortostan WWW Pages *

    Complete information about Republic of Bashkortostan including nature, economics, culture, education and medical care in republic.

  • Eastern Mari *

    The sociology, history, demography, political science, geography of Mari El, Bashkortostan, and Udmurtia are covered in this project that also includes photos.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Bashkortostan *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this republic.

  • UNPO - Bashkortostan *

    Basic statistics are provided by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.

  • Welcome To Bashkortostan *

    It's an official server of Bashkortostan government.

  • Republic of El Mari

  • Creative Initiative Centre "Matour" *

    This is a different site with a different layout and additional information.

  • Eastern Mari *

    The sociology, history, demography, political science, geography of Mari El, Bashkortostan, and Udmurtia are covered in this project that also includes photos.

  • Mari El -- Encarta Concise Enclyclopedia Article *

    A descripton of the republic is provided.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Mari-El *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Republic of Mari El *

    Lots of information is provided about this republic including history, business, tourism, local government, culture (mostly in Russian).

  • The International Center 'IVAN' *

    The site of this tourist agency offers an array of wonderful pictures of the republic.

  • The Mari Language *

    Kazuto Matsumura has put together information about the language but also includes lots of different regional and folk-related photos.

  • UNPO - Mari *

    Basic information is provided by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.

  • Volga Cruise: Kozmodemiansk *

    Photos and a description of this small town on the Volga River in the Mari El Republic.

  • Volga Cruise: Yurino *

    More Photos and a description of another small town that is also on the Volga River in the Mari El Republic.

  • Republic of Udmurtia

  • Eastern Mari *

    The sociology, history, demography, political science, geography of Mari El, Bashkortostan, and Udmurtia are covered in this project that also includes photos.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Udmurtiya *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this republic.

  • The Udmurtia Republic *

    Many aspects are detailes of the The Udmurtia Republic, a sovereign republic within the Russian Federation in the western area of the Middle Urals.

  • UNPO - Udmurt *

    Basic information is provided by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.

  • Udmurtia Region *

    Ethnos, religion, history, art and culture, plus much more are available on this site.

  • Udmurtia Republic Overview *

    Daniel Khaykis has provided a variety information about his home.

  • Rostov-On-Don

  • ROSTOV.RU *

    Collection of local resources organized by subject categories

  • Rostov on the Net *

    This site contains info about the Rostov Province in general; the automotive and financial markets, a telephone book, a business catalog, etc. (In Russian only.)

  • Rostov-on-Don *

    Information about the city's administration (with official documents and press services), statistics, the history of the city and region, information about the Don river, business, culture, sports, tourism, weather, TV and radio programs, and more. (In Russian only.)

  • Gates to the Caucasus: Rostov-on-Don *

    A fact filled photographic tour of Rostov from Sergei Naumov of the famous Dazhdbog's Grandchildren.

  • UranNet Multimedia Presentation: Rostov-on-Don *

    UranNet's section about this city includes an overview, the geography, history, culture, the architecture, a virtual tour plus much more.

  • Ryazan

  • "Electrosviaz" - Ryazan *

    This site, operated by the web service provider "Electrosviaz," provides information about the services it offers, plus some information about the city of Ryazan and the Ryazan region. This site is in Russian only.

  • English Guide to the City of Ryazan *

    Lots of information about the city from "Uncle Al."

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Ryazan *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Russian Ancient Towns - Ryazan *

    A wonderful description of this old city and a photo is provided by the Tourist Newspaper.

  • Ryazan *

    Victor Kruchkov has put together a page of local and regional information.

  • Ryazan Historical and Architectral Museum-Reserve *

    A short description of the museum is provided in both English and Russian.

  • Ryazan Regional Information *

    This page provides some brief regional information and a map of Ryazan region. Available in Russian only.

  • Ryazan, the City *

    Photographs of this ancient Russian city located 125 miles southeast of Moscow.

  • The 900th Anniversary of Ryazan *

    An informative description of the stamp that commemorates the city's anniversary is provided.

  • Sakha

  • Aykhal *

    Information and wonderful photos of Aykhal, small town in Yakutia region (in Russian only).

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Sakha (Yakutiya) *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this republic.

  • SPRI - Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) *

    Statistics and demographics about this republic are provided.

  • Sakha -- Encarta Concise Enclyclopedia Article *

    A descripton of the republic is provided.

  • Sakha Republic *

    Varied information is provided by Sakha State University.

  • The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia): between Turkestan and North Asia. *

    Historical information from SOTA (Foundation for the research of Turkestan, Azerbaijan, Crimea, Caucasus and Siberia).

  • UNPO - Sakha Republic (Yakutia) *

    Basic statistics are provided by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.

  • Welcome to Sakha (Yakutia) *

    News, history, geography, government and business info with photos of this Siberian region are presented in depth.

  • Золотые пояса Якутии *

    Информация и фотографии, посвященные золоту Якутии.

  • Samara

  • Image of Samara, Russia *

    An three-frequency space radar image of the city and surrounding area from the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Samara *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Samara *

    A short description and a few photos are provided by Inna Tour Company.

  • Samara -- Encarta Concise Enclyclopedia Article *

    A description about this area in south central European Russia.

  • Samara Information Server *

    Many links about this city are provided - some of which are in Russian only.

  • Samara Region *

    Information contained here includes the history, culture, education and business. Some of the pages are in Russian only.

  • Samara Region & City *

    This informative site is from the Samara State Aerospace University and provides information and photos on both the region and the city.

  • Saratov

  • Saratov - The Capital of the Volga Region *

    A short history and description of this city.

  • Saratov *

    This site provides information about Saratov city and region people, nature, historical places, and so on. (In Russian Only.)

  • Saratov *

    Geography and history in English plus photos are provided by Saratov State University.

  • Saratov - CAPATOB *

    Information and photos about this city in Central Russia a guide, photos, business and government in Russian only.

  • The City of Saratov *

    Geography, history, education, and a photo gallery.

  • Volga Cruise: Towns along the River - Saratov *

    Pictures and a description of this town along the river.

  • Volga InfoMost - Oblast Profile *

    Basic information about the Saratov region is presented but it is slow to download be patient! (Russian version)

  • Siberia Region

  • Siberia *

    This site describes Siberia and many Siberian cities and regions.

  • InterSib *

    Searchable subject catalog of Siberia Internet resources.

  • Subject catalog of Siberia Internet Resources *

    This searchable catalog covers Siberia regional Internet resources.

  • A Shooting Trip in Siberia *

    Larry Jandro recounts his 1989 visit to Siberia with text and lots of photos.

  • Akademgorodok - a town of Science in Siberia *

    This site has valuable information and many pictures including Siberian nature, the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (BINP) and other sites of this area.

  • Baikal - The Pearl of Siberia *

    The Russian National Tourist Office's has provided the site on this national park.

  • Crossroads of Continents *

    This exhibit, part of the Smithsonian's Natural Museum of History Arctic Studies Center, uses modern research methods to study Northeastern Siberia and Alaska in order to provide historical and ethnic diversity information about the North Pacific Rim.

  • DNA & the Peopling of Siberia *

    Interesting information and photos are being collected by US and Russian scientists who are attempting to map the prehistoric movements of Siberian and North American natives with DNA.

  • Discover your Siberia *

    Jack will assist you in your visit to the beautiful Lake Baikal and Irkutsk. Not only that, his website has intersting pictures and stories of previous tours of the area.

  • Evenki *

    Information about this society that live scattered over vast parts of Siberia and northern China.

  • Gallery All Siberia *

    Breathtaking photos and some information about this region.

  • Happy Web Land: Strezhevoy, Siberia, Russia *

    This site, developed primarily by teenagers, presents a variety of information about Strezhevoy in the Tomsk area of Siberia and includes weather, nature (taiga), ecological problems and many, many fantastic photos of this beautiful land. This is one of the best sites found that allows "getting to know" the citizens!

  • Home Page of Irkutsk *

    This large site provides history, information about the city and the surrounding area in Siberia today plus a large gallery of photographs. The WWW mirror site in the USA is here.

  • Impressions of Eastern Siberia: Pictures from Chita *

    Basic information and pictures of the Chita region.

  • Keena's Virtual Tour of Siberia in Summer *

    Keena allows you to visit this part of the world and see the beauty of Siberia in the summer through wonderful photos.

  • Khanty and Nenets in Western Siberia *

    Information about the life and the plight of the indigenous reindeer herders in Western Siberia.

  • Photos of Siberia *

    Galen Frysinger has provided a few photos of his 1991 trip to Siberia.

  • Russia Beyond Moscow - Siberia *

    Photos and information about routes through the Lena and Yenisey Rivers in Siberia is provided.

  • Siberia -- Encarta Concise Enclyclopedia Article *

    Information about this geographic region is provided.

  • Siberia: Culture - Economy - Business *

    Siberia, one of the largest and often most misunderstood regions of Russia. Information about this emerging "lost" region collected on the new server contains social, cultural, historical, geographical, business and economic facts.

  • Temples of Siberia - Biysk *

    A view of the Central Chapel of the Uspensky (Assumption Day) Cathedral in Biysk plus links to other temples in Siberia. (This jpeg picture is 95K)

  • The Far Eastern Republic *

    Turn back the clock to 1922 and visit Chita in the Far East Republic of Siberia with this National Geographic article and photos.

  • The Russian Far East *

    This site consists of maps and biodiversity information for this region.

  • The Tortured Land *

    This 1995 Time Magazine article describes past, present and future of the Siberian region.

  • Wildlife photography in Siberia and Central Asia. - Oleg Kosterin *

    Oleg Kosterin has provided over 400 incredible pictures of wildlife, vegetation, landscapes and insect life in Siberia. (The Russian site is the same but a slower connection.)

  • Snezhinsk

  • Peace of Russia - Photogallery - A Lifetime in Russia *

    Photos of exchange student, Tatyana's hometown of Snezhinsk.

  • Snezhinsk *

    Formerly Chelyabinsk-70, this site contains a map, a pictorial tour, town statistics and information on the Space Shield Foundation.

  • Sochi

  • Alexander Churkin Pages - Sochi *

    Information and pictures about Alexander's seaside hometown in South Russia (in Russian only).

  • Photos of Old Sochi *

    A collection of photos of old Sochi from the the Sochi Archives.

  • Rosh Group's AquaPark in Sochi *

    Fun in the water in Sochi! (Russian Page.)

  • Sochi *

    A description and a few photos are provided by Inna Travel.

  • Sochi *

    Serge Djavrov has put together information and photos about his hometown.

  • Sochi *

    Seaside fun in Sochi.

  • Sochi *

    Basic statistics and a brief history for Sochi are provided.

  • Sochi Glimpse Page *

    Several good photos of the sites in Sochi.

  • Sochi Local Historian *

    Online publication of the Sochi Branch of the Russian Geographic Society provides information about local history, geography, archeology of Sochi region.

  • Sochi Tour *

    Various photos of Sochi are presented.

  • Sosnovy Bor

  • Official Site of Sosnovy Bor, Russia *

    Pictures of the area, along with information on local business and economics, history, administration, science, education, sports info, and more make up this site. (In Russian only.)

  • Welcome to Sosnovy Bor *

    Photos, information and more.

  • St. Petersburg

  • Alexander Palace Time Machine *

    Take an extensive tour through the palace of the last Tsar of Russia, Nikolas II, and his family in the town of Tsarskoe Selo outside St. Petersburg. This well produced site also provides an indepth history including the Romanov family, biographies of those in the palace, photos of the family plus much more.

  • All About St. Petersburg for Tourists *

    Any type of information for visiting this city is available from this site including where to go and what to do including which festivals and holidays are observed, museums, plus much, much more!

  • All about St.Petersburg (Russia) on the Web *

    This well organized site includes business, education, entertainment and sports, real estate and anything else you would want to know about the city.

  • CNN - Weather - St. Petersburg, Russia *

    The 4 day weather forecast for St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Cityvision 2000 - St. Petersburg at Your Fingertips *

    A very good virtual tour of St. Petersburg and lots of information for the visitor is provided on this "automated" site. Be sure to visit the photo galleries of Dmitry Illison and Ilya Narovlyansky!

  • Exploring St. Petersburg *

    The Russian National Tourist Office's has provided the site on this famous city.

  • Geography of St.Petersburg *

    This website contains maps and plans, sights, views of St. Petersburg, and also links to other sites devoted to the city. (Information is available in both Russian and English.)

  • Live Cam from St. Petersburg *

    Get a live view of the river Moika embankment. (Russian version)

  • Live Cam in St. Petersburg *

    View St. Petersburg with a refreshed picture every 90 seconds!

  • Live Stream Video from Nevsky prospect *

    Watch live video from this city street. (Russian version)

  • Lonely Planet Destination: St. Petersburg *

    History, a map, attractions, entertainment info and a slide show of the city plus much more information comprise this site.

  • Map of St. Petersburg *

    Horis, Ltd.'s map of St. Petersburg with a link to another map with the environs.

  • Moscow Bureau of Voyage - St. Petersburg *

    This site gives brief histories and photos of major sites in St. Petersburg.

  • Photos of St. Petersburg *

    Four pages of photos are presented by Visiting Russia.

  • Saint Petersburg City *

    This site contains lots of photos of the city and surrounding area.

  • St-Petersburg Welcome Page *

    Collection of St-Peterburg resources with photo gallery and museum tours is presented.

  • St. Petersburg *

    A short description and a few photos are provided by Inna Travel.

  • St. Petersburg - The city of the water, the city on the waters *

    Andrey Sebrant put together a wonderful personalized view of this city in 1996.

  • St. Petersburg Home Page *

    Wonderful views and detailed historical information plus a special section on churches (click on the photos) are presented by Peterlink. There is also a Russian version.

  • St. Petersburg Picture Gallery *

    Seasons of St. Petersburg, performances at the Mariinsky Theatre, cathedrals and other photos of this city are provided.

  • St. Petersburg Web *

    An extremely large variety of information and links on this server includes culture, travel, business, homepages of residents, photos and local news.

  • St. Petersburg Weekend *

    Andrey Sebrant's page (with lots of great photos) about his weekend in the city during June 1998.

  • St. Petersburg on-line *

    Travel, cultural, entertainment, photos, schools, maps, a message board, a listing of related books and much more is provided about this historical city.

  • St. Petersburg's history by Dmitry Sherikh *

    This site contains a collection of original articles written by Dmitry Sherikh, plus numerous links to sites regarding the history of St. Petersburg. (In Russian only.)

  • St. Petersburg: Weather *

    Get the four day forecast for St. Petersburg from Intellicatst.

  • Subway System of Saint-Petersburg *

    Find your away around the city with the Subway Navigator.

  • The City on Neva river: Sankt-Peterburg *

    Four pages of photos from Sergei Naumov of the famous website, Dazhdbog's Grandchildren.

  • The Fresh Guide to St. Petersburg *

    Culture, language, history, accomodations, health, finances, entertainment, shopping, transportation and more!

  • Views to Sankt Petersburg Russia *

    Timo Hamalainen had described, with text and lots of photos, his trips to St. Petersburg.

  • Wandering Camera *

    Lots and lots of great photos of the city and its suburbs with descriptions in Russian, English and German. ( This can be a little slow but it is definitely worth the wait!)

  • Welcome to St. Petersburg #2 *

    Lots of wonderful photos and links from Vladimir Rappoport.

  • Welcome to Virtual St. Petersburg *

    This site provides information on culture, education, plus more.

  • Strezhevoy

  • Happy Web Land: Strezhevoy, Siberia, Russia *

    This site, developed primarily by teenagers, presents a variety of information about Strezhevoy in the Tomsk area of Siberia and includes weather, nature (taiga), ecological problems and many, many fantastic photos of this beautiful land. This is one of the best sites found that allows "getting to know" the citizens!

  • Suzdal

  • Moscow Guide - Ples, Ivanovo, Palekh, Suzdal *

    Information and photos of these towns from the official tourist site of the Moscow government.

  • Germi - The Golden Ring *

    The Travel Agency Germi provides photos and brief descriptions of ancient towns and cities that comprise the "Golden Ring" - Vladimir, Suzdal, Ivanovo, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalesky, Sergiev Posad and Moscow.

  • UNESCO - White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal *

    A description and photos of this World Heritage site.

  • Windham Sister City - Suzdal, Russia *

    Information about Windham, New Hampshire's sister city, Suzdal, accompanied by photographs.

  • Syzran

  • Official Site of Syzran Government *

    Geography, history, economic, government, cultural and a variety of other information is presented in this well developed site.

  • The Town of Syzran *

    A short description of the city is provided with a few photos.

  • Taganrog

  • Taganrog *

    Lots of photos, information and a brief history of this city on the Azov Sea coast from Wladimir Peckar.

  • Welcome to Taganrog *

    This site presents information about the people, geography, tourism plus more in Russian only.

  • Tambov

  • Tambov *

    Pictures of the area, along with information on local business and economics, history, climat and so on.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Tambov *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Tatarstan

  • Republic of Tatarstan *

    Historical, cultural, scientific, economic, and political information, plus news are provided about this Republic. (Russian only)

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Tatarstan *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this republic.

  • Republic of Tatarstan *

    This site includes a massive amount of information on the region and on the City of Kazan.

  • Republic of Tatarstan *

    Geography, history, economic, government, cultural and a variety of other information is presented in this well developed site.

  • UNPO - Tatarstan *

    Basic information is provided by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.

  • Togliatti

  • Togliatti Administration *

    Official page of Togliatti Administration contains a lot of useful information about city, its history, culture, economics, politics, and so on.

  • History of Togliatti *

    This page is dedicated to the history of Togliatti. It offers a photogallery and educational material about the city's "three births". (Russian only)

  • Information From Togiatti *

    This site is in Russian only.

  • Togliatti *

    Lots of information and photos about the city and its history are represented on this site formed by a former rock band in Russia. (Russian version)

  • Togliatti *

    Information and a few photos is provided about this region known for its mountain climbing team. (Russian version)

  • Togliatti: The Russian City on the Volga *

    A variety of information about this city is presented.

  • Tomsk

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Tomsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Old Tomsk *

    This site describes sites in Old Tomsk that are noted on a map (in Russian only).

  • Open Tomsk *

    The city, its people, the nature of the area, and the business environment are all presented.

  • Who is Who - At the Turn of the XXI Century *

    This page gives information on the city and region and also has a few pictures. (Note: The rest of the pages provide information on organizations and personnel in the region.)

  • Troitsk

  • Troitsk *

    Short description of Troitsk with few pictures. Troitsk map and telephone book are also available from this site.

  • Tsarskoe Selo

  • Alexander Palace Time Machine *

    Take an extensive tour through the palace of the last Tsar of Russia, Nikolas II, and his family in the town of Tsarskoe Selo outside St. Petersburg. This well produced site also provides an indepth history including the Romanov family, biographies of those in the palace, photos of the family plus much more.

  • Tula

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Tula *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Russian Ancient Towns - Tula *

    An historical description of this old city and a photo is provided by the Tourist Newspaper.

  • Tula Site *

  • Tver

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Tver (Kalinin) *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Tver Site *

  • Welcome to Tver *

  • InfoScope Tver *

    This site presents information about the city of Tver and the surrounding region which is located along the Volga between St. Petersburg and Moscow.

  • Tyumen

  • Tyumen Regional Administration *

    Official site of Tyumen administration with reference and statistical information about the region

  • Tyumen Regional Web *

    In Russian only, this site provides a concise history of the 17th-19th centuries, a series on "Life in Tyumen" by N.M. Iadrinstev, and information about Tyumen in the 20th century.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Tyumen *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • RAS SB Tyumen *

    A brief description and a few photos of Tyumen is available.

  • Uglich

  • Town of Uglich *

    A short description and history of this town founded in 937.

  • 10 Months in Russia : The Volga : Uglich *

    Michael Scott's chronicles of his "10 Months in Russia" provides information about this town along the Volga River.

  • The Golden Ring of Russia *

    Historical information and a photo is about the "Golden Ring" towns of Yaroslavl and Uglich is provided by the Tourist Newspaper.

  • Volga Cruise: Uglich *

    Photos and a description of this ancient town are provided on this page.

  • Ulan Ude

  • Ulan Ude *

    A chronicle of this city which was founded in 1666.

  • Country Profile - Republic of Buryitia *

    This site has a large amount of interesting information on the republic, the city of Ulan Ude, and the Lake Baikal area.

  • Tourism *

    Tourism information for Lake Baikal, Ulan Ude and other areas in the Republic of Buryatia plus photos of this area is provided by the East-Siberian State University of Technology.

  • Ulan Ude: Atlas *

    A map and statistics are available for this capital of the Buryat Republic.

  • Ulyanovsk (Simbirsk)

  • Internet - Simbirsk *

    Subject catalog of Simbirsk web resources.

  • Ulyanovsk Region *

    Short description of Ulyanovsk, and other towns of the region.

  • Virtual Simbirsk *

    A collections of photos of the most interesting Simbirsk views

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Ulyanovsk *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Volga Cruise: Simbirsk (Ulianovsk) *

    Pictures and a short description of Lenin's hometown.

  • Vladimir

  • The City of Vladimir *

    Very short information about Vladimir with a lot of pictures

  • Vladimir City Administration Information Site *

    Information about Vladimir, its history and modern life in both Russian and English.

  • Vladimir Information Server *

    Collection of links to some local organizations (local newspaper, Calvary Capel and so on)

  • Germi - The Golden Ring *

    The Travel Agency Germi provides photos and brief descriptions of ancient towns and cities that comprise the "Golden Ring" - Vladimir, Suzdal, Ivanovo, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalesky, Sergiev Posad and Moscow.

  • Moscow Guide - Vladimir *

    Information and photos of this town from the official tourist site of the Moscow government.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Vladimir *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • UNESCO - White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal *

    A description and photos of this World Heritage site.

  • Vladivostok

  • CNN - Weather - Vladivostok, Russia *

    Weather forecasts for Vladivostok, Russia.

  • USA Today: Vladivostok, Russia: Weather *

    Follow the 5 day forecast of this area with USA Today.

  • Vladivostok *

    Alexander Krivenyshev presents information on this city that includes wonderful pictures of the Ussuri (Siberian, Amur) Tiger.

  • Vladivostok - city near ocean *

    Pictures and text put together by resident,

  • Vladivostok City History *

    This page contains a history of the city of Vladivostok (in Russian only).

  • Vladivostok: Atlas *

    Statistics, a map and a short description of this city in the Far East.

  • Vladnews *

    These online newspapers makes available a large amount of news and information about this city and the surrounding region including news, politics, business, lifestyle. Archives of past issues are also available along with directories, personal and business pages.

  • Volgograd

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Volgograd *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Photo Tour of Volgograd (Stalingrad) *

    Rebrov Pavel has developed a site with lots of photos and information.

  • The City of Volgograd *

    History, general information, commerce and tourism are featured.

  • Volga Cruise: Volgograd *

    Pictures and a description of this city are provided on this page.

  • Volgograd -- Encarta Concise Enclyclopedia Article *

    Information about the city is provided.

  • Volgograd Online *

    History (with a timeline), great photos, plus lots of local information organized by subject about the city and region are available.

  • Volgograd, Russia: Weather *

    USA Today provides the 5 day forecast for this city in the south of Russia.

  • Welcome to Stalingrad *

    This site gives the history of the devastating Battle for Stalingrad from 1942 -1943 and the city today. (It is slow to load but very informative!)

  • Voronezh

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Voronezh *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • Welcome to Voronezh *

    Business, economy, education, history, photos and more of the city and region.

  • Welcome to Voronezh *

    Alexander Likholyot's page about his hometown includes lots of general information, history and photos.

  • Vyatka

  • Welcome to Vyatka *

    History, exhibitions, libraries, cinema and more are presented on this site about this city and region.

  • Yakutsk

  • Fairbanks - Yakutsk Sister Cities *

    A short history of this city is presented.

  • Yakutsk Site *

    This collection of resources about Yakutiya includes local newspaper, tourist guide, some pictures and many other resources

  • Yaroslavl

  • WWW Server of Yaroslavl Regional Government *

    Official information from Yaroslavl Government about political, cultural, economical life of Yaroslavl Oblast in both Russian and English

  • Yaroslavl Regional Network *

    YRN, a part of FREEnet (NETwork For Research Education and Engineering (http://www.free.net/)), is available for nonprofit organizations that are related to science, research, education, medicine and culture. Located in north central Russia, this network offers services including a large ftp archive, Who is Who in the Yaroslavl Region, a local and WWW search engine, RFC search, Archie, a list of regional net resources and sites plus more. This site is in Russian and English.

  • Germi - The Golden Ring *

    The Travel Agency Germi provides photos and brief descriptions of ancient towns and cities that comprise the "Golden Ring" - Vladimir, Suzdal, Ivanovo, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Rostov Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalesky, Sergiev Posad and Moscow.

  • Moscow Guide - Yaroslavl *

    Information and photos of this town from the official tourist site of the Moscow government.

  • NUPI Centre for Russian Studies Database - Yaroslavl *

    Facts, statistics and information about the government is provided about this region.

  • The Golden Ring of Russia *

    Historical information and a photo is about the "Golden Ring" towns of Yaroslavl and Uglich is provided by the Tourist Newspaper.

  • Volga Cruise: Yaroslavl *

    Photos and a description are provided on this page.

  • Yaroslavl Computer Networks *

    The Yaroslavl Computer Network has put together a large site on this city that includes photos, the local government and other organizations.

  • Yaroslavl Photo Tour *

    View the beautiful architecture of this city.

  • Yaroslavl in pictures *

    The collection of pictures made in the beginning of XX century

  • Yoshkar-Ola

  • Yoshkar-Ola *

    A lot of infomation about history and modern life of the Republic of Mari El capital.

  • Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

    Zarechny

  • City of Zarechny *

    Lots of information (in Russian only) and photos are provided on this site.


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