No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be ignited. - Plutarch

The global telecommunications revolution provides unequaled opportunities for exchange between countries and cultures long isolated from each other. Below we provide information on telecommunications issues and particularly to those related to exchange and collaboration with Russia.

Many links on our site bring you pages written in Russian. To read them successfully you will need Cyrillic Fonts installed on your computer.


  • Russian Internet Information Infrastructure

    Information about the internet infrastructure in Russia

  • Russian Academic/Research Networks

    Academic/Research Networks in Russia.

  • Russian Internet Service Providers

    A listing of Russian Internet Service Providers.

  • Russian Public Access Sites and Programs

    Internet Public Access Sites in Russia

  • Communities in Russia

    A list of sites describing or representing various Russian communities and regions.

  • Russian Communities Around the World

    A listing of communities around the world made up of those who are of Russian heritage.


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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.