|When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain|
Integration of Russia in the world information environment presents the challenge of deploying modern telecommunications networks and of connecting them to international network resources. This work has begun. A number of networks already operate. Some large projects are launched. All these projects are aimed at the same goal - to provide for Internet gateway for all science and education institutions, commercial organizations, end-users in Russia.
Although this page is in Russian only, you only need to click on a link to view diagrams of the Russian backbone. The English page does not appear to have as many diagrams.
This booklet, which is available online from IREX, contains answers to the questions about Internet in Russia and other former soviet republics most frequently asked by scholars traveling to Eurasia, specialists from the region, and others seeking to help NIS and Baltic colleagues join computer networks.
The list of Russian WWW servers on the Russian Academy of Science server.
The sensitive map and of Russian WWW servers on Russian Academy of Science server.
List of the Internet servers in Russia and other former Soviet Union counties collected in Russian and East European Network Information Center at the University of Texas at Austin.
This Institute was founded in 1992 to (1) develop computer communications in the interests of Research & Education (R&E), (2) coordinate IP networking in Russia, (3) promote research studies in the field of computer communications, (4) support R&E organizations in getting access to the Internet information resources via public networks. The RIPN DATABASE provides a searchable means to obtain information about domain names having senior part " .ru " (Russia) and contact persons of these domains.
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 List of WWW servers in the Former Soviet Union by Russian WebMaster Association.
There are several non-governmental international organizations which help to develop Internet and information infrastructure in Russia and former Soviet Union.
The following entries contain some statistics about the development of Internet in Russia.
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