Digest for 97-11-23


Digest for November 23, 1997

                          Table of Contents

WHAT'S NEW . . .

01-23 November 97	New Moscow Life posting by Andrey Sebrant

02-23 November 97   Russian Constitution in the Russian language


RECENT GUESTBOOK ENTRIES . . .

01-23 November 97  Sender:  eros@go.com.jo
                   Subject: from Rola Seleman

02-23 November 97  Sender:  krimpe@tpu.ee
                   Subject: from Jana

03-23 November 97  Sender:  vogelh@gusun.georgetown.edu
                   Subject: from Heidi Vogel

04-23 November 97  Sender:  s001vxn@discover.wright.edu
                   Subject: from Videt


RECENT EMAIL . . .

01-23 November 97  Sender:  "Alanna Bailey" (abailey@irex.org)
                   Subject: NISCUPP RFP Info.

02-23 November 97  Sender:  Chuck Patz (patz@chibardun.net)
                   Subject: Military

03-23 November 97  Sender:  TheoSoc@aol.com
                   Subject: Help

04-23 November 97  Sender:  korr (korr@efaxinc.com)
                   Subject: Solomon Joffe

05-23 November 97  Sender:  BruceBrokr@aol.com
                   Subject: Russian contributions to American culture

06-23 November 97  Sender:  Chris Kedzie (C.KEDZIE@fordfound.org)
                   Subject: Moscow Position with Charities Aid Foundation

07-23 November 97  Sender:  "Laura Wheeler" (lwheeler@opks.org)
                   Subject: Russian Exhibit

08-23 November 97  Sender:  Sushma Palmer (SPalmer.CECHE.DC@worldnet.att.net)
                   Subject: Request for HPB Submissions

09-23 November 97  Sender:  "Serguei A. Oushakine" (oushakin@ssc.upenn.edu)
                   Subject: Second International School for Gender Studies..

10-23 November 97  Sender:  "Abv Business" (a_business@hotmail.com)
                   Subject: New book!! (not advertising)

11-23 November 97  Sender:  "Allan J. Hammerschmidt" (ajh@gemini.kiev.ua)
                   Subject: Need Courier DC/Kiev + London/Kiev

12-23 November 97  Sender:  Angie Wright (angie.wright@sit.edu)
                   Subject: posssible job opportunity

13-23 November 97  Sender:  Steve Hutson  (shutson@mail-hub.aoc.state.nc.us)
                   Subject: com looking for Valeri Mouzycant

14-23 November 97  Sender:  Joyce Warner (jwarner@usukraine.org)
                   Subject: Extern Announcement

15-23 November 97  Sender:  "Bob Loblaw" (DSKOHOUT@imail.nsac.ns.ca)
                   Subject: katya

16-23 November 97  Sender:  root@ladies.nid.ru
                   Subject: A Russian girl

17-23 November 97  Sender:  Catfish599@aol.com
                   Subject: contacting Russians...

18-23 November 97  Sender:  "Brian Johnston" (bjohneto@istar.ca)
                   Subject: Books in  print

19-23 November 97  Sender:  gcole@solar.rtd.utk.edu
                   Subject: Cooperative Agreement Program for an American
                            Business Center in Novosibirsk, Russia

20-23 November 97  Sender:  Bohdan Peter Rekshynskyj (Bohdan@TRYZUB.com)
                   Subject: Ukrainian American Veterans Web-Page debuts.

21-23 November 97  Sender:  Information Specialist (renyxa@redline.ru)
                   Subject: RUSSIAN WINTER: LANGUAGE STUDY AND VACATION


APPENDIX:        LISTSERV address & basic procedures

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WHAT'S NEW . . .


*  The Moscow Life page at

   http://solar.rtd.utk.edu/~asebrant/life/ml.html

   has been updated and made slightly more comfortable for navigation, it
   contains now the full list of links to all Moscow Life stories.

   Also, a new story has been added at

   http://solar.rtd.utk.edu/~asebrant/life/1997/watermelons_97.html

   It contains pictures of Moscow in the fall and a not very coherent text,
   still some of you may like it. ;-)   Cheers, Andrey


*  Russian Constitution in the Russian language (previously only available in
   English from Friends and Partners)

   Please see the Historical Documents section of the History Section
   or directly at URL:

   http://sunsite.oit.unc.edu/sergei/Law/Constitution/const.html

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RECENT GUESTBOOK ENTRIES . . .

** 01 **********************************************************************

Sender:  eros@go.com.jo
Subject: from Rola Seleman

I like to have a good frinds all over the world, that is all i want...

** 02 **********************************************************************

Sender:  krimpe@tpu.ee
Subject: from Jana

Hi!

I'm from Estonia.  Im 20 years old, student of public administration.  I
want to find a partner, who can help me in my work, Estonia / Russia
relations.

I speak Russian /my mother is Russian/, Estonian, English.

Everybody who want have an interesting friend write me/from all over the
warld/ and Russia of course.

I was born in Russia /KUBAN/ russians know this place.

See you later
Thank you!

** 03 **********************************************************************

Sender:  vogelh@gusun.georgetown.edu
Subject: from Heidi Vogel

Privet!  I think this site is great.  I am a Russian major at Georgetown U.
I hope to be spending this coming summer in Petersburg.  I would like to
meet Russians or people interested in Russia/things Russian.  I would also
enjoy talking with people in Petersburg and maybe meeting this summer.  I
am 23 years old and enjoy art, music, literature, history, politics and
philosophy.  Also, if you live in DC area, I would like to find a
conversation partner.  Poka!  Heidi

** 04 **********************************************************************

Sender:  s001vxn@discover.wright.edu
Subject: from Videt

Hello everyone,

I am an Asian-American male(sorry for some reason a few people think that
Videt sounds like a female name).  Anyway, I am currently studying Russian
at WSU University.  I am interested in finding out more information on
Russia and its people from a personal perspective.  I do plan to study in
Russia to master the language.  I find it to be very interesting and
challenging so far.

Any advice please feel free to e-mail me.   Thank you.

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E-MAIL POSTINGS . . .

Please continue to send your e-mail to friends@solar.rtd.utk.edu.

** 01 **********************************************************************

Sender:  "Alanna Bailey" (abailey@irex.org)
Subject: NISCUPP RFP Info.


My apologies to those of you receiving multiple copies of this
announcement.  Contact information can be found at the bottom of this
message, please do not post inquiries to the listserv on which this
announcement is posted.

US Institutions of higher education are invited to submit proposals for
support of partnership activities with an institution (or institutions) of
higher learning from the New Independent States (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus,
Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan,
Uzebekistan, and Turkmenistan).

Eligible disciplines include:

(1) law;

(2) business/economics/trade;

(3) education/continuing education/civic education/educational reform;

(4) government/public policy/public administration/urban and regional
economic development; and

(5) journalism/communications.

For further information:

The full Request for Proposals (RFP) is printed in the Federal Register
dated November 20, 1997.

The Request for Proposals (RFP); Program Objectives, Goals, and
Implementation (POGI); and Proposal Submission Instructions (PSI) can all
be downloaded from the following URL:
http://www.usia.gov/education/rfps/menu.htm

The Solicitation package (RFP, POGI, PSI) can be obtained via
fax-on-demand: 202/401-7616

Or contact:

Jonathan Cebra
Program Specialist
Office of Academic Programs; Advising, Teaching, and Specialized Programs
Division
Specialized Programs Unit, (E/ASU), room 349
U.S. Information Agency
301 4th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20547
telephone: (202)619-4126
fax: (202)401-1433
internet: jcebra@usia.gov

** 02 **********************************************************************

Sender:  Chuck Patz (patz@chibardun.net)
Subject: Military

I like to stay informed on events in the Russian Defense Ministry do you
have any suggestions as to sites to visit.  RIA Novosti is pretty good
as is WNC, any more out there?

** 03 **********************************************************************

Sender:  TheoSoc@aol.com
Subject: Help

Perhaps I am going about it wrong, but I am trying to find recipes, not
submit them, and all that I find here is places where I can submit recipes.
My wife and I have an adopted daughter from Russia, and we would love to
have some Russian recipes for cookies and desserts for the holidays.  Any
help would be appreciated: sites or recipes.  Dave TheoSoc@aol.com

** 04 **********************************************************************

Sender:  korr (korr@efaxinc.com)
Subject: Solomon Joffe

I am the nephew and I am lookin for my family relatives. My uncle
Solomon Joffe was a physician in Moscow and I knew he was alive in 1938
and I have nor heard from the family. He had brother who was a rabbi in
Panevezys, Lietuva who perished in the Holocost. If you can help find my
family relatives I will be interested to hear from you. If they are
financially in need I could help them. Hope to hear from you. Irving
Korr

** 05 **********************************************************************

Sender:  BruceBrokr@aol.com
Subject: Russian contributions to American culture

My 5th grade daughter was given the assignment of finding Russian
contributions to American culture. ie. foods, words, traditions,
organizations, clothing, symbols, etc.

I have had a difficult time finding any information.

Can you help?

Thank you for your time.

BuceBrokr@aol.com

** 06 **********************************************************************

Sender:  Chris Kedzie (C.KEDZIE@fordfound.org)
Subject: Moscow Position with Charities Aid Foundation

CO-DIRECTOR

Charities Aid Foundation, a registered UK charity, has been promoting the
sustainable development of the non-profit sector in Russia since 1993.

We require a person to ensure the effective administration and smooth
running of the Moscow office in consultation with the Russian Co-Director.

The postholder will have excellent management skills, native English and
the ability to communicate well in Russian with employees and clients.
Knowledge of the non-profit sector and corporate clients is important.

Please fax your application and salary expectations before 8th December to
(095) 298-56-94 or by e-mail : lenay@glas.apc.org.

** 07 **********************************************************************

Sender:  "Laura Wheeler" (lwheeler@opks.org)
Subject: Russian Exhibit

Hello!  My name is Laura Wheeler and I work for the Overland Park, Kansas
Convention & Visitors Bureau.  We will be hosting an exhibit here next fall
(1998) titled: The Great Emperors: Alexander I and Napoleon I.  There will
be over 1,000 artifacts from their personal lives, religious objects,
uniforms, Napoleon's sleigh, all the great opulence of two great emperors
whose wealth was staggering.  A lot of these artifacts have never been seen
outside the Kremlin walls.  I wanted to find out about advertising
opportunities that may be available and if you have any suggestions for
putting together a mailing list.  I would appreciate any advice you may
have.  If you have any questions, you can e-mail me at lwheeler@opks.org or
you can call at 1 (800) 262-7275.  Thank you for your time.

** 08 **********************************************************************

Sender:  Sushma Palmer (SPalmer.CECHE.DC@worldnet.att.net)
Subject: Request for HPB Submissions


Attention Health Promotion Bulletin readers:

The Center for Communications, Health and the Environment (CECHE) in
Washington, DC invites you to submit short articles, project updates,
resource information or conference announcements for the next issue of our
Health Promotion Bulletin.

Please send information by email to SPalmer.CECHE.DC@worldnet.att.net or by
fax (202) 965-5996 no later than December 1st -- to the attention of Nina
Halper, Editor.

The Health Promotion Bulletin is published quarterly by the Center for
Communications, Health and the Environment (CECHE) (formerly the Central
European Center for Health and the Environment), an American, private,
non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, DC.  CECHE's mission
has been to assist the newly established democracies of Central Europe and
the former Soviet Union, by assessing, initiating, implementing and
supporting programs to improve health and alleviate the adverse effects of
environmental pollution in the region.  In 1996, CECHE expanded its
geographic focus to include other parts of the world.  CECHE's programs
focus on five areas:  environment and public health policy;  community
intervention;  professional training;  public education;  and private
voluntary action.  CECHE specializes in the use of mass media, especially
television, to accomplish its goals.

** 09 **********************************************************************

Sender:  "Serguei A. Oushakine" (oushakin@ssc.upenn.edu)
Subject: the Second International  School for Gender Studies in Foros

Kharkov Center for Gender Studies will organize the Second International
School for Gender Studies in Foros (Crimea).  And I am looking now for
American teachers who are able to give courses on women's issues in social
sciences.  We can reimburse international and local transportation, living
expensies and $1000 for one course.  Could you please advice somebody who
is interested in going to Crimea to give lectures?

Feel free to put this information on your list server?

The summer school will be on June 1-22,1998 in the beautiful place!

From,
Irina Zherebkina
respond to 
Serguei A. Oushakine
24o9 Lombard str.
Philadelphia, PA 19146

** 10 **********************************************************************

Sender:  "Abv Business" (a_business@hotmail.com)
Subject: New book!! (not advertising)


Hello, all! To your attention new book devoted to Russian resources
Internet. In it are granted over1500 addresses of Russian WWW servers
and personal leaves as to self diversified subject area. If you are
interested by everything, what connected with Russia and have On-Line
accession in Internet that this book to you will help. In Russian
Internet you may on absolutely any information. In book are granted
clauses as to chapters; Business, economics, Russian enterprises (any
information as to it), Russian culture and art and a good deal other.
Visit our page, in order to receive her electronic variant. Address:
http://www.chat.ru/~bp
Thank you to You for your attention!

Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com

** 11 **********************************************************************

Sender:  "Allan J. Hammerschmidt" (ajh@gemini.kiev.ua)
Subject: Need Courier DC/Kiev + London/Kiev


20 November 1997 Kiev, Ukraine

NEED COURIER DC/KIEV + LONDON/KIEV

I have important documents in Washington, DC and in London, England which must
be hand-carried to me in Kiev, Ukraine ASAP.  They cannot be mailed, posted
or sent Air Courier due to weird Ukrainian regulations.  Everything is legal.
Is this on anyone's route?

The DC papers can be picked up near DuPont Circle or delivered to your home
or office.  The London papers can be delivered to your home or office.  I
will gladly cover all out-of-pocket expenses plus a small fee or other
reciprocal arrangement.

If you can help, please drop me a note and I will give you additional details.

Thanks,

Allan
ajh@gemini.kiev.ua

** 12 **********************************************************************

Sender:  Angie Wright (angie.wright@sit.edu)
Subject: posssible job opportunity


Hello,

The Language and Culture Center at the School for International Training
is looking for information about teachers  who might be able to teach
Azerbaijani in Texas. The contract is not yet in place, but it is expected to
be 3-4 week intensive position that will take place during the first
quarter of 1998.

If anyone on list has any leads, please contact me off list.
Thank you for your assistance.

Angie Wright (angie.wright@sit.edu)
Language and Culture Center
School for International Training
Brattleboro, VT 05301

** 13 **********************************************************************

Sender:  Steve Hutson  (shutson@mail-hub.aoc.state.nc.us)
Subject: looking for Valeri Mouzycant

Hope you may be able to help.  I have a Russian friend, Valeri Mouzycant,
who I met when he visited the US as an exchange professor.  When he left
the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to return home I was unable
to contact him though he had sent a Fax.  I don't know if he is on the net,
but is so I would very much like to locate him.  Thank you again for your
trouble.


** 14 **********************************************************************

Sender:  Joyce Warner (jwarner@usukraine.org)
Subject: Extern Announcement


PLEASE POST OR PRINT THIS ANNOUNCEMENT

EXTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR WWW ASSISTANCE

U.S.-UKRAINE FOUNDATION

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation is a not-for-profit non-governmental
organization established in 1991 to facilitate democratic development and
encourage free market reform in Ukraine.  In pursuing its mission, the
Foundation was one of the first non-profit organizations to establish a
permanent presence in Ukraine when it established the Pylyp Orlyk Institute
for Democracy (POID) in Kyiv.  POID is a non-partisan public policy
research institute, providing information to Ukrainian policymakers, NGOs,
academia and the media on issues pertaining to the development of civil
society.

The Foundation seeks an extern to further develop and update its WWW
site. The ideal candidate will have access to a computer and the Internet
via their university computer lab or some other means.  He or she will work
primarily off-site and come to the Foundation for occasional meetings with
the USUF communication staff.  The extern:

* will work on all aspects Web site development for the Foundation, and
specifically, for a new USAID project. Web site development will include
contributing to concept and design issues as well as coding pages.

* should be familiar with Internet, HTML, Web graphics, and have some
experience with Web site development.

* must be self-motivated, willing to work closely with project staff, and
able to meet deadlines.

Both undergraduate or graduate students are encourage to apply. This is a
non-paid position.

If interested, please send or fax a resume with cover letter to:

Olivia Kew
Communications Manager
The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation
1511 K St. NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
Fax: 202-347-4267


** 15 **********************************************************************

Sender:  "Bob Loblaw" (DSKOHOUT@imail.nsac.ns.ca)
Subject: katya


This message is for anyone who may be living in or near Minsk in Belerus.
I am looking for a girl that I met in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada.
She is from Minsk and was a translator for the children of Chernobyl in the
summer of 1996.  Her first name is Katya and I think her last name is
Grichin.  I am not sure if this is the correct spelling.  We corresponded
by mail for a while but I have since moved and am unable to contact her.
If anyone has heard from katya or knows where she may be, the information
would be greatly appreciated.

Dskohout@imail.nsac.ns.ca
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada

** 16 **********************************************************************

Sender:  root@ladies.nid.ru
Subject: a Russian girl

Hello!

My name is Gulya.  I'm 18 years old.  I was born on the 15th of August,
1979 in Yoshkar-Ola, a small city near Kazan.  Yoshkar-Ola is a capital oh
the Republic Mari-El.  It's a political, economic and cultural centre.
My parents and I live in this city.

I'm only child in our family.  My mather teaches at the university.  She
have a doctorate of economics.  My father teaches at the another
university.  He has a Master's degree in technical sciences.  I have
taken up Marketing, Finance, History of Economics, Philosophy,
Mathematics, Inglish ( and another subjects ) at the university.  I'm on
the second course .  My speciality is " Finance and credit".  It's very
interesting for me.

I have many interests.  I play the piano rather well.  I finished the art
school.  I listen to different music : classic, pop...  I play volleyball.
Also I like to travelling.  I've never been in another countres, but our
country is very large.  And for me it's more possible to travel.  And have
you ever been to Russia ?

But lets return to my interests.  I'm fond of reading.  I write a poems.
Also I lake to cook, to knit very much.

Although I have many interests, many friends, I'm a single. Russian guys
are usually materialistic and have no imagination.  I know, that many girls
also materialistic, but I 'm not from them.  I whant to pen-pal with a
guy.It will be pleasant and easy being with him.  Write to me, please.


My e-mail: root@ladies.nid.ru

** 17 **********************************************************************

Sender:  Catfish599@aol.com
Subject: contacting Russians...

My name is Larry. I am in Nebraska, USA. can you suggest some internet sites
where I can contact people in Russia and talk on the computer. I am very
interested in making friends there. I am a 47 year old male, Vietnam Vet, and
single parent. I am of Russian/German background. I have found a site but it
seems full of young people. Some sound angry, and some will speak to you in
English but not all the time. I did meet one named Inna, who is from Moscow.
She was willing to talk and quite friendly. I simply want to make friends and
learn about their culture and customs there. If you feel that you can help,
please e-mail back to me. I have looked in vein for sites and links to reach
people there. I will not buy addresses of females there to write to one.
Additionally, i am looking only for pen pals or persons interested in
conversation. Thank you for any time you may put into this.

** 18 **********************************************************************

Sender:  "Brian Johnston" (bjohneto@istar.ca)
Subject: Books in  print


I am in need of assistance of locating a book that I would like to purchase,
in order to facilitate my learning of the Russian Language.

The book in question is a 384 page hardcover book called 'Russian on Your
Own', dealing with 50 lessons in Russian.

Authors E.Vasilenko and E.Lamm.

Published by either 'Russian Language Publishers' or 'Moscow Russian
language Publishers' in 1978.

This book does not seem to have an ISSN number with the exception of a
reference to the effect of 'B70102-177   015 (01)-78 29-77'

Your assistance in locating this would be most appreciated.


Best regards,

BrianJ

** 19 **********************************************************************

Sender:  gcole@solar.rtd.utk.edu
Subject: Cooperative Agreement Program for an American Business Center

Cooperative Agreement Program for an American Business Center
in Russia

SPONSOR:  International Trade Administration

SYNOPSIS: Support is provided to establish and operate an American Business
Center in Novosibirsk, Russia for a two-year multi-year award period.

DEADLINES:  12-03-1997

OBJECTIVES: Support is provided to establish and operate an American Business
Center (ABC) in Novosibirsk, Russia for a two-year multi-year award period.
ABC Novosibirsk will encourage the export of U.S. goods and services and
stimulate trade and investment in Russia's regions. The Center will work
closely with Russian businesses to help them become more attractive trading
partners; identify and report obstacles to trade and investment; and serve
as a link between financial institutions, U.S. companies, and Russian
enterprises.

RESTRICTIONS: Eligible applicants are U.S. for-profit firms, non-profit
organizations, non-Federal government agencies, industry and trade
associations, and educational institutions.  An enterprise which includes
or intends to include participation of host country citizens or entities
will be considered an eligible applicant so long as the applicant is and
will remain, throughout the award period, controlled by citizens or
entities of the United States.

MONETARY: For FY 1998, it is anticipated that $200,000 will be available
for the first year of funding for one multi-year cooperative agreement
award. Applicants will be requested to submit a work-plan and budget which
will cover a one year period for a total amount of not more than $200,000
in Federal funds. Applicants must supply at least thirty percent of total
project costs, with the Federal portion of total project costs to be no
more than seventy percent.

CONTACT INFO: E. Vivian Spathopoulos; Room 1235; HCH Building; Washington,
DC 20230

Telephone:  202-482-2902; FAX:  202-482-2456

Program Number:  036026

Source of Information: Federal Register; 1997-11-03; 59344

** 20 **********************************************************************

Sender:  Bohdan Peter Rekshynskyj (Bohdan@TRYZUB.com)
Subject: TryzubSite:  Ukrainian American Veterans Web-Page debuts.

Greetings,

Please visit http://www.TRYZUB.com/UAV for more information:

"The Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV) is an organization composed of
Honorably Discharged Veterans, of the U.S.  Armed Forces, who are of
Ukrainian heritage or descent.  The gives the UAV a dual character in its
operations.  As a result, many UAV members are now, or have been in the
past, leaders in the Ukrainian ethnic community or leaders in the Veterans
movement.

The UAV organization is formally recognized by the U.S.  Government (The
White House, the U.S.  Department of Defense, the U.S.  Dept.  of State) as
a bona-fide organization of American veterans.  No other Ukrainian ethnic
organization in the U.S.  enjoys this type of formal recognition by
echelons of Government.

Membership in the UAV is open to all who served at least 90 days of Active
Duty in the U.S.  Armed Forces, Reserves, or National Guard.  People still
on Active Duty may join the companion organization, the Ukrainian American
Military Assoc.  Membership info is contained on the Web Site."

Shchyro,

Bohdan Petro Rekshyns'kyi

http://www.TRYZUB.com

** 21 **********************************************************************

Sender:  Information Specialist (renyxa@redline.ru)
Subject: RUSSIAN WINTER: LANGUAGE STUDY AND VACATION


Dear Colleagues,

I thought that you might be interested in the following information about a
Russian language and area studies program that will be conducted soon in
Tver, Russia.

For more information you may visit our website at
http://www.volga.net/WinterSchool98/ or contact us directly at
inforuss@postman.ru

Sincerely,

Melinda Farris

================
RUSSIAN WINTER: VACATION AND ACADEMIC PROGRAM

January 5 - February 28, 1998

THE THIRD ANNUAL WINTER SCHOOL
FOR APPLIED RUSSIAN STUDIES IN TVER

The International Institute of Russian Language and Culture and Tver State
University, under the auspices of the Tver InterContact Group, announce the
opening of enrollment for the Third Annual Winter School for Applied
Russian Studies in Tver.

The Winter School offers an opportunity for the intensive study of Russian
language and area studies.  International students will spend from 2-7
weeks interacting with their peers, studying Russian and enjoying the
culture in Tver, the capital of the Tver region, conveniently located on
the main route between Moscow (2 hours) and St.  Petersburg (5 hours).

Students of all ages and language proficiencies are encouraged to apply.
Our instructors tailor the curriculum of each program to the unique
abilities, needs and interests of the participants.

The Program includes:
      * 24 hours of instruction per week
        ** 16 hours of Russian language classes
        ** 8 hours of area study seminars (literature, history, politics, etc.)
      * 1 local and 1 out-of-town excursion per week
      * 3 workshops per week; including singing, dancing and folk art

All programs include weekend tours within Tver, to local artists' workshops,
area monasteries, churches and museums and special excursions to nearby cities
such as Moscow, towns in the Tver region and St. Petersburg.

Due to support from the Tver InterContact Group and Tver State University, the
tuition and education material costs have been waived for the Winter School
'98.
Students will only pay for room and board, excursions and a small
administrative
fee.

For a complete information packet, please contact:

Dr. Marina Oborina
Director of Academic Programs
International Institute of Russian Language and Culture
PO Box 0565
Central Post Office
170000 Tver, Russia

http://www.volga.net/WinterSchool98/
e-mail: inforuss@postman.ru
Phone: +7 0822 425 419 or 425 439
Fax: +7 0822 426 210


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