He who receives an idea from me receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mind, receives light without darkening me. - Thomas Jefferson

The world was made before the English lanuage and seemingly upon a different design. - Robert Louis Stevenson

Below we have listed some references that you might find useful in your explorations of the World Wide Web.

  • CIA Publications *

    The famous CIA Factbook, Maps and Publications, Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments, and the Handbook of International Economic Statistics (as of the previous year) are just of few of the fact filled publications released by the US agency.

  • LibrarySpot *

    Resources for libraries online, a reading room and a reference desk with dictionaries, biographies, maps, acronyms, phone books, quotes and much more are provided by this very useful site.

  • The Bosnia Network *

    The Global Network for Rebuilding is a nonprofit, interfaith network comprised of concerned professionals formed to help plan the rebuilding of devastated communities through the application of urban design techniques.

  • The Mining Co. Guide for Geography *

    This thorough and useful site contains many references to maps, weather and climate information, facts and figures, time zones and much, much more! There is also a community area with a bulletin board, newsletter and geography chat area.

  • Yandex Web *

    This Internet search engine covers the areas of Russian (.ru or .su) domains, other fSU domains other sites that contains any type of Russian text. Choices of Mac, KOI, Win, DOS, ISO and English are available at the bottom of the page.

  • The Russian-American Press and Information Center (RAPIC)

    Through its unique program of computer information services, research library, topical briefings, training seminars, and regional branches throughout Russia, the Russian-American Press and Information Center has developed into one of the most comprehensive information resources available for journalists of the former Soviet Union. There is also a site in Russian only .

  • Accessing the Internet by E-mail

    Instructions on browsing the Internet using e-mail.

  • [English] [Russian TRANS | KOI8 | ALT | WIN | MAC | ISO5]

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