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Below are some of the many sites on the World Wide Web that contain resources about Russia and other countries of the NIS. We have attempted to divide them into two sections with this page containing sites mainly about the Russian Federation. The second section pertains mostly to resource about the other Newly Independent States.
You can also take a look at the subject directories devoted to the particular regions or cities in Russia.
Please let us know of additional resources.
This well-indexed service delivers general information about governmental authorities and public services, plus other information about Russia (plus many other countries around the world).
Akakii has put together a page with interesting Russian and Russia-related resources including a page on Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol.
This site provides a Russia related message board, plus news and information about Russia.
Geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues are all covered by this famous factbook. Additional world facts may be obtained from the World Factbook home page.
Statistical data and links to additional information such as government, culture, travel, and weather are provided.
Established by Serge Naumov at the University of North Carolina. This server is called "Dazhdbog's Grandsons" because, as Sergei tells us, that is what the ancient Russians called themselves. This entire site is well worth the visit but make sure to go to "Exhibitions" and then on to Moscow to view lots of beautiful photographs and other interesting information.
A directory of Russian periodicals online.
Douglas and Colleen Hartman have put together this great page that provides thousands of links pertaining to these regions of the world and covering a multitude of subjects!
An Associate Professor of Russian and German in the Department ofModern Languages at Marist College, Dr. Norkeliunas provides a list of links to various sites pertaining to Russian culture, history, language, and literature in Russia.
References and information about Russia including travel, weather, and language and cultural information.
Mikhail Soutchanski has developed a page that includes the very informative "All Regions of Russia by Pictures", the indepth "Illustrated History of Russia", and much more information on Russia and other fSU countries.
Justin Johnson, a student of Bucknell University, has put together this great page of all types of Russian resources including culture, history, news.
Several pages of links concerning Russian and NIS literature resources.
This very popular, award-winning website from Vladimir Pekkel of the Universityof Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas offers a wide varietyof information on Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union.
An excellent effort by Scott Burris of the University of Missouri to provide informationof interest regarding Russia and the NIS.
This comprehensive directory is well organized with many Russia related links.
Compiled, edited, and with commentary by Ian Kallen of San FranciscoState University. This is a hypertext version of his very popular workwhich is, by far, the best job we have seen to date on describinginformation resources on the Internet devoted to issues regarding theFormer Soviet Union. A fulltext version (v1.0) of this document is also available.
There are two collections of Russia-related Internet resources, one is in English, and the other one is in Russian. Both catalogs are searchable.
A large listing of resources for Russia and other former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe countries from the International Studies Program at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee.
An student originally from Omsk, at the University ofMichigan this year has developed a wonderful page on Russia which containssuch subjects as history, information on several cities (including his homeof Omsk), art, information about the currency plus many other subjects andlinks.
Comprehensive webdesign and hosting site that offers links to sites information about business, travel, politics, culture, history, news, etc.
The Transnational Institute, a network of Russian,American and West European organizations, has been sponsoringEast-West exchange programs since 1981. This site has a good selection ofresources and information for and about Russia.
The Russia-On-Line server provides enhanced remote acess and dialup internet connection services. It also provides a huge searchable catalog of subjects including entertainment, business, government, and weather reports. In addition, ROL provides a gallery of hosted pages.
This section will contain links to all types of maps pertaining mostly to Russia but also to other countries of the former Soviet Union.
This site, provided by Amber Tours,Inc., highlights one Russian link at a time and keeps an archive of all previous links. This wide variety of links will be usefulto anybody who has an interest in anything Russia.
This well organized site includes Russian humor, news,information, geographic index, lots of culture, sports, entertainment,software and more.
A comprehensive guide to the worldwidenetwork-accessible resources available to scholars in the interdisciplinarystudy of Russia and Eastern Europe. This is a very well constructed andinformative WWW server fromthe University of Pittsburgh and definitelyworth the visit.
This site contains many, many resources about Russia, some familiar and some not, but all interesting. Rita Bogna has developed a wonderful site with a well organized index.
This page is from Southern Methodist University, ForeignLanguages Learning Center in Dallas, Texas and is full of Russiarelated sites. SMU's Foreign Language and Education TechnologyPage is also well worth the visit.
Simon's site offers great information includingresources on the Russian language and alphabet, lots of home pages,literature (incuding amateur), music, travel and much more.
This great page contains a lot of useful links dealing with Russian/Soviet Culture (Russian city guides, pictures, maps, Russian Yellow Pages; brief history of Russian Rock; Brodsky's Poetry, etc).
This source of information and news related to Russia, Soviet and Cyrillic issues is madeavailable by Vadim Maslov. Included is humor, travel, art, culture, politics plus more. If you have trouble connecting, try the US West Coast mirror.
The List of Russian Web servers provides searching service by URL, name or description of the server. It is available in both English and Russian.
The extremely organized site provides information on the countries that comprise the FSU and Eastern Europe, broken down into country and subject. This site was developed by The Center forRussian, East European and Eurasian Studies CPSEES) at the theUniversity of Texas, Austin.
Loads of information and resources for those in or planning to visit the Moscow/St. Petersburg regions. Phone and fax numbers, addresses, local maps and plans and travelling tips are what make this site invaluable!
This page contains lots of Russia-related resources for language, culture, art, maps, study programs and more.
A wide variety of resources and information is provided for those wanting to learn about or visit Russia. Interesting sections include Visiting Russia Through The Movies, Through Music, and Through Games.
A resource list for Russia is maintained by theDepartment of Social Sciences at Western Connecticut State,University, USA.
Offers eight editions of Soviet independent producers of goods and services plus several more information resources concerning importers, exporters, and subsidiaries.
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