Digest for March 15, 1998


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RECENT GUESTBOOK ENTRIES . . .

01-15 March 98  Sender:  tallulah@mindspring.com
                Subject: from Skip Evans

02-15 March 98  Sender:  palleez@usa.net
                Subject: from Peechee

03-15 March 98  Sender:  snreed@email.msn.com
                Subject: from Nathan Reed

04-15 March 98  Sender:  vk8av@dove.net.au
                Subject: from Alan Viegas

05-15 March 98  Sender:  WMO7317950@aol.com
                Subject: from Bill Morgan

06-15 March 98  Sender:  niniram@aol.com
                Subject: from Alexey Marinin

07-15 March 98  Sender:  russia_citylink@yahoo.com
                Subject: from Alexander Krivenyshev

08-15 March 98  Sender:  ulo@uipe-ras.scgis.ru
                Subject: from Beresneva Nina Vladimirovna

09-15 March 98  Sender:  val_47@hotmail.com
                Subject: from Valerij  SOLOGUBENKO


RECENT EMAIL . . .

01-15 March 98  Sender:  "Paul Richardson" (paul@rispubs.com)
                Subject: Russian Life

02-15 March 98  Sender:  Douglas Homer (contact@usa-intl.com)
                Subject: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES W/ICAF in Washington, DC

03-15 March 98  Sender:  kheeta@halcyon.com
                Subject: Need Help

04-15 March 98  Sender:  MJProds@aol.com
                Subject: adoption from Tula, Russia

05-15 March 98  Sender:  Greg Cole (gcole@solar.cini.utk.edu)
                Subject: Travel/Host Grants for American Scientists

06-15 March 98  Sender:  Maria (citzinfo@irk.ru)
                Subject: Seeking for friends In New Zealand and Australia

07-15 March 98  Sender:  Steve Montoya (stmontoy@cisco.com)
                Subject: Help on cultural differences

08-15 March 98  Sender:  "Vladimir Goloviznin" (gva@most.spb.ru)
                Subject: help

09-15 March 98  Sender:  (konbor@ecopress.org.by)
                Subject: introduction

10-15 March 98  Sender:  Dmitry Fedorov (fedorov@glas.apc.org)
                Subject: Hiking in Bulgarian mountains

11-15 March 98  Sender:  Bob Jungkman (bob_jungkman@rascom.com)
                Subject: friend in Kyrgyzstan

12-15 March 98  Sender:  "Eric Blick" (eblick@novagate.com)
                Subject: question

13-15 March 98  Sender:  "Galina A. Andrianova" (galina@eschool.chg.ru)
                Subject: Olymp-98

14-15 March 98  Sender:  "Galina A. Andrianova" (galina@eschool.chg.ru)
                Subject: 6-9 y.o. Olymp-98

15-15 March 98  Sender:  Openbare Bibliotheek Groningen digitaal
                         station PC77 (dig.station@obgron.nl)
                Subject: federation treaty of russia 1993

16-15 March 98  Sender:  Rostyslav (poctuk@top.net)
                Subject: shipping service

17-15 March 98  Sender:  Bohdan Peter Rekshynskyj (Bohdan@TRYZUB.com)
                Subject: The Ukrainian Weekly Preview March 8th, 1998


APPENDIX:        LISTSERV address & basic procedures

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WHAT'S NEW . . .


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RECENT GUESTBOOK ENTRIES . . .

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Sender:  tallulah@mindspring.com
Subject: from Skip Evans


Please visit a new section here on Friends and Partners,  Our
Towns.

These pages will feature pictures and stories from many cities from around
the former USSR. Our first contributor is currently living in Budapest, and
we hope to be adding more soon.

If you'd like to contribute material about your city, please email me at
the address above and we can make plans to include your town in Our Towns!

Skip Evans,

Atlanta USA

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Sender:  palleez@usa.net
Subject: from Peechee


Hello there!  I am a 21 year old female looking for penpals all over the
former Soviet republics, especially in the Central Asian states and the
Caucasus.  I can write through either email, snailmail or both.  I would
like to write to females preferably between the ages of 16 and 26.  Please
drop me some lines if you are interested or if you can help.  Thank you
very much.

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Sender:  snreed@email.msn.com
Subject: from Nathan Reed


This is a very nice web site...  I only happened across it by chance, but
would like to hear from anyone with a serious interest in learning the
Russian language (no personals, please).  I myself taught a beginner course
at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, CA
and am now living in Virginia, USA. Staraiyus' derzhat' russkij yazuik sam,
i mne nuzhno budyet praktika.  Hotya vremeni mne malo, ya perepishu kak
mozhno chashye...

      Do skorovo,

      Nathan "Kamuish" Reed.



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Sender:  vk8av@dove.net.au
Subject: from Alan Viegas


Greetings from the middle of the Outback!  What a surprise finding this
site by accident.  I am around 50 and single and looking...  I plan to
visit Russia in August; hanging around the Moscow to Omsk to St Petersburg
area.  Spacibo

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Sender:  WMO7317950@aol.com
Subject: from Bill Morgan


Hello, I'm new to the net, Keen on Russian Language and Literature, and
studying Russian at in evening classes.  Would like to make contact with
other Friends of Russia in the UK who can advise me on availability of
Cyrilic script software.  Are there any Russian contributers living in the
Kaliningradskaya Oblast?  I was recently on holiday in Svetlagorsk, and
write (snail mail) to a friend in Kaliningrad.


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Sender:  niniram@aol.com
Subject: from Alexey Marinin


It seems strange that most of the Russian messages that are posted show
them living in St.  Petersburg or Moscow.  Doesn't anyone in places like
Saratov, Volgograd have a computer or access?  Would like to know more
about these cities.  Bolshoi spaciba, Alexey

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Sender:  russia_citylink@yahoo.com
Subject: from Alexander Krivenyshev


Dear Friends and Partners

If you would like to know time around the World to keep in touch with your
friends or do business, here are a Web pages, I design:

http://www.halyava.ru/tunguska/worldtm1.htm

World Map with current time (map as image)

http://www.halyava.ru/tunguska/worldtm.htm

World Map with current time (map as background)

There are also separate links and maps with current time for Russia, USA,
Europe, Australia and large Map of the World.

If you find my Time Zone web pages useful and helpful, please visit my
Guestbook and leave your comments.

(I have guests from 35 countries)

Best Regards,


Alexander(Sasha) Krivenyshev-
Oceanographer and Webdesigner

>From Vladivostok(largest port in the Pacific , Russia)-New Mexico(USA)

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Sender:  ulo@uipe-ras.scgis.ru
Subject: from Beresneva Nina Vladimirovna


Old Friends from MAI 1954-1955, Moscow - Tashkent

***Moscow State Aviation Institute Students 1954-1955***

Byvshie studenty MAI
fakul'teta aviatsionnoj avtomatiki
(postupivshie v 1954-55 gg.) !

Ya -  Beresneva Nina Vladimirovna   iz Tashkenta,
postupivshaya v MAI v 1954 godu, budu ochen' rada esli mne otvetyat druz'ya
yunosti:

Aleksandr Kulikov    iz Sverdlovska (Ekaterinburga),
postupivshij v 1955 g. na otdelenie priborostroeniya;

Svetlana Evstifeeva   iz Moscow,
postupivshaya v 1954 g. na otdelenie priborostroeniya,
prozhivavshaya v Tushino;

Alla Ignatenko  iz Rostova-na-Donu,
postupivshaya v 1954 g. na otdelenie elektrooborudovaniya.

A takzhe vse, s kem I uchilasí.

Zhdu Vas !


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Sender:  val_47@hotmail.com
Subject: from Valerij  SOLOGUBENKO


> Hallo vsem.  Ish'u staryh druzey: Borsh'evicha is Kishineva (Politech.),
Shvartcmana Michaila is Kishineva(seychas gde-to v Atlante?), Chernyaka
Nauma is Kishineva(LA, USA?), Vasilkovskih i Khalimskih is Kishineva-obe
sem'i v Israele.  Takzhe moego byvshego kollegu Berezina Michaila is
SPB-vosmozhno tozhe immigriroval.  Ya uzhe 7 let v M¸nchene.  Tel.
+49-89-609-16-59(privat).  Ish'u novyh druzey tozhe, zhelatel'no moego
pokoleniya: mne 48 i ya ne pomeshan na Rossii i russkoy idee, esli kto
slushaet RL ili BBC, v men'shey stepeni VOA, to mne ochen' blisok Boris
Paramonov (esli vdrug on sluchayno prochtet eti stroki, to bol'shoy emu
privet i pozhelanie vsyacheskih uspehov ot edinomyshlennika.



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E-MAIL POSTINGS . . .

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

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

Sender:  "Paul Richardson" (paul@rispubs.com)
Subject: Russian Life


The MARCH issue of RUSSIAN LIFE is on the newstands (and in the homes
of subscribers.

The cover story is on The Beauty of Russian Women. Other stories
include a fascinating story on the mother of Stalin (with many rare
photos), on Rudolph Nureyev and a popular new artist. This in
addition to our popular departments, like Survival Russian (on
Frenchisms in Russian), Russian Calendar, Cuisine, and Practical
Traveler (on great gift ideas for your next trip).

Also included in the March issue of Russian Life is our first-ever
Summer Travel Buyer's Guide, listing over 100 important travel and
education service providers (soon to be posted at our website:
http://www.rispubs.com

COMING IN APRIL: Russian Life's Vodka Issue, featuring articles on
the history and culture of vodka in Russia, including the results of
our First Annual Russian Life Vodka Taste-Off, where we pitted 16
premium vodkas against one another and came up with a winner. The
April issue will also include 16 pages of Access Russia, featuring
over 300 of the best books, maps and products related to Russia. It's
not too late to subscribe and get the Vodka Issue as your first
issue. Just visit our website (address above) and sign up. Or send an
email with your address and the message "Start my subscription to
Russian Life right away" to sales@rispubs.com

We look forward to hearing from you.
=========================================
RIS Publications
89 Main St., Ste 2, Montpelier, VT 05602
ph. 802-223-4955 * fax 802-223-6105
email: paul@rispubs.com
http://www.rispubs.com

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Sender:  Douglas Homer (contact@usa-intl.com)
Subject: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES W/ICAF in Washington, DC


The International Child Art Foundation (ICAF), a non-profit organization
dedicated to promoting child art and visual learning globally, seeks
volunteer interns for the following (4) Washington, DC-based-positions:

ARTS RESEARCH INTERNSHIP

The International Child Art Foundation (ICAF) seeks research interns to
support publications, development and events
planning staff. ICAF publishes a quarterly magazine and sponsors
national and international art competitions for children.
Qualifications: research experience, interest in the arts, and excellent
computer, Internet and organizational skills. Unpaid,
15-20 hours/week. Academic credit available. Cover letter and resume
required.


JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP

The International Child Art Foundation seeks journalism interns to
research and prepare articles for quarterly child art
magazine. Duties: research, editing and writing for publication as well
as administrative support for staff.  Journalism, fine arts or
English encouraged to apply. Academic credit available. Unpaid, 15-20
hours/week. Cover letter, resume and writing sample
required.

EVENTS PLANNING INTERNSHIP

The International Child Art Foundation seeks events planning interns to
assist with organization and development of ChildArt
USA, a major national childrenís art competition and festival.
Qualifications: academic course work or experience in events
planning, interest in the arts and sense of humor. Unpaid, minimum 15-20
hours/week through October, 1998. Academic credit
available. Cover letter, resume, and writing sample required.


VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR INTERNSHIP

International Child Art Foundation seeks interns to coordinate volunteer
program for ChildArt USA:  a national art competition
and festival. Qualifications: management and logistics planning
experience, interest in the arts, sense of humor, excellent
organization/communication skills, ability to take initiative and work
independently.  Unpaid, 15-20 hours/week through
October, 1998. Academic credit available. Cover letter and resume
required.

For further information regarding these intern positions as well as
other programs administered by ICAF, please contact:


Ms. Emma Churchman
International Child Art Foundation (ICAF)
1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 905
Washington, DC 20036-1702
USA
Tel: (202) 530-1000
Fax: (202) 530-1080
e-MAIL: CHILDART@ICAF.ORG
http://www.icaf.org

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

Sender:  kheeta@halcyon.com
Subject: Need Help

I am trying to get information on the treatment of homosexuals in Belarus to
pass on to a teen who has lived in our family for two years and is afraid to
return.  He never was "out" at home and had never met another homosexual
person until we found him support services, counseling and the like, here in
the US.  He must decide in 15 days whether to file for asylum.  He has no
personal knowledge to use for a case. I have contacted major human rights
organizations but none have specifics on Belarus and most don't track sexual
orientation abuses.  I need to locate people from Belarus that would be
willing to write letters about their knowledge on this topic.  Professors in
universities would obviously carry the most weight.  We love this boy dearly
and are trying our best to help him.

Wendy (A concerned mom)

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Sender:  MJProds@aol.com
Subject: adoption from Tula, Russia

          Name: Melissa
 Email-address: MJProds@aol.com


 My parents have just adopted a 10 yr.  old daughter from Tula Russia.  She
 knows very little English.  We would like to find her a CD Rom teaching
 her English.  Do you know of any?  Please let me know!  Thank-You!!


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Sender:  Greg Cole (gcole@solar.cini.utk.edu)
Subject: Travel/Host Grants for American Scientists

Date: Wed, 11 Mar 1998 20:02:36 +0200 (EET)
From: Marek Tiits ( marek@ibs.ee )
To: Multiple recipients of list ( grants@ibs.ee )
Subject: [GRANTS:263] Travel/Host Grants for American Scientists


>From: KGRILL ( kgrill@aaas.org )

 ***National Research Council Office for Central Europe and Eurasia***
                            ANNOUNCES
             Travel/Host Grants for American Scientists:
               Project Development & Long-Term Visits

 The Office for Central Europe and Eurasia of the National Research
 Council, the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences,
 National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, offers
 grants to individual American specialists who plan to establish new
 research partnerships with their colleagues from Central/Eastern
 Europe (CEE) and the Newly Independent States (NIS).  This program is
 designed primarily to prepare these new partnerships for competition
 in National Science Foundation (NSF) programs.


 *Eligibility and Selection*

 - Applications from American specialists who possess or will possess
   Ph.D. degrees or equivalent research experience at least six months
   prior to the requested beginning dates of their programs will be
   considered.

 - U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible.

 - Foreign specialists must possess CEE or NIS citizenship and must
   hold  Ph.D. (kandidat) degrees or equivalent research training and
   experience at least six months prior to the requested beginning
   dates of their programs.

 - U.S. Government employees generally are not supported under the
   program.

 - As the program is designed to support new collaborative efforts, no
   more than two grants will be awarded per applicant in a four-year
   period.

 - Applicants who have received their doctoral degrees within the past
   six years will receive special consideration, as will applicants
   wishing to work with colleagues in less frequently represented
   countries and regions.

 - Scientists and engineers who hold a current NSF grant and are
   eligible for an NSF international supplement should not apply to
   this program.  NSF's Eastern Europe Program staff (703-306-1703)
   can advise regarding applications for NSF international
   supplements.


 *COLLABORATION IN BASIC SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (COBASE)*
                        1998-1999
                        
  - Funding Source:  U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)

 - Participating countries:  Armenia, Azerbaijan (traveling only),
   Belarus, Bosnia (hosting in U.S. only), Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech
   Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia,
   Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia,
   Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmentistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan

 - Short-term Project Development Grants:  support American
   specialists who wish to host or visit their CEE or NIS colleagues
   for two-week   periods in order to prepare collaborative research
   proposals for submission to NSF.

 - Long-term Grants:  support American specialists who wish to host or
   visit their CEE or NIS colleagues for collaboration with research
   for a period of one to six months.  Significant publications
   jointly authored by program participants as a result of their
   long-term visits are expected.

 - Accepted Field:  Only fields funded by NSF are eligible, including
   archaeology and anthropology; astronomy; biochemistry, biophysics
   and genetics; biological sciences; chemistry; computer science;
   earth sciences; economics; engineering; environmental sciences;
   geography; history and philosophy of science; mathematics; physics;
   psychology; science and technology policy; and social sciences.

   No proposals involving research on agricultural production;
   clinical research including drug testing or development; the
   diagnosis, etiology, or treatment of physical or mental diseases,
   abnormalities, or malfunctions in humans; or the use of animal
   models of human diseases or conditions will be accepted.

 -Grant Levels:  $2,200-$2,500  Short-Term Project Development
                 $3,000-$15,300 Long-Term

 -Postmarking Deadlines:  April 6, 1998 (Project Development only)
                          July 10, 1998 (Long-Term only)
                          August 17, 1998 (Project Development only)


 *The National Research Council, an independent advisor to the Federal
 Government on scientific and technical questions of national
 importance, jointly administered by the National Academy of Sciences,
 National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine,
 brings the resources of the entire scientific and technical community
 to bear on the national problems through its volunteer advisory
 committees.


 *TO OBTAIN INFORMATION AND APPLICATION MATERIALS PLEASE CONTACT*

 Office for Central Europe and Eurasia National Research Council
 2101 Constitution Avenue NW
 Washington, DC  20418
 Telephone: (202) 334-3680;
 Fax: (202) 334-2614
 E-mail:  OCEE@NAS.EDU
 URL:  http://www2.nas.edu/oia/22da.html



   Greg Cole, Director
   Center for International Networking Initiatives
   The University of Tennessee System                Phone:  (423) 974-7277
   2000 Lake Avenue                                    FAX:  (423) 974-8022
   Knoxville, TN  37996                     Email:  gcole@solar.rtd.utk.edu
   http://www.friends-partners.org/friends/

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Sender:  Maria (citzinfo@irk.ru)
Subject: Seeking for friends In New Zealand and Australia


I have opened "Friends and Partners " for myself and would like to get
my chance and find pen pals from New Zealand and Australia.
My name is Elena, I am 33, married and have a 10 year daughter.
I live in Siberia, Russia and learn English. I'll be waiting for a
letter from the people in New Zealand or Australia who would like to
have a pen pal from Russia.
You can send e-mail to : ( citzinfo@irk.ru  ) for Elena and Tasya.
Thank you, Elena

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Sender:  Steve Montoya (stmontoy@cisco.com)
Subject: Help on cultural differences

I'm a student at Pepperdine University working on an MBA. My study group
has a project on outlining the implications of doing business in Russia.  I
am chartered with highlighting the American vs.  Russian culturual
differences that come into play when doing business in Russia.

If you have any sources of information (url's or articles or someone to
talk to) I would appreciate it.

Thanks,

Steve (stmontoy@cisco.com)

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Sender:  "Vladimir Goloviznin" (gva@most.spb.ru)
Subject: help



Hi, everybody! Thanks to the author of this site to a brilliant chance to
contact with all the world.

My name is Vladimir. I live in Saint-Petersburg in Russia and I'd like to
improve my English to have a possibility to associate with different
people. Does anybody know any sites or other ways to learn English by
Internet. I can read a little bit but I am going to improve my writing and
speaking English.

Thank you for your attention and helps.         Vladimir.

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Sender:  (konbor@ecopress.org.by)
Subject: introduction


Dear friends,
I am Konstantin M. Borodinsky from Minsk, Belarus.
I am 42, married. I am a free-lance interpretor, doing mostly simultaneous
translations (English/Russian and vica versa).
I' d be interested to participate in Your discussions.
Respectfully,
.

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Sender:  Dmitry Fedorov (fedorov@glas.apc.org)
Subject: Hiking in Bulgarian mountains


.
Hello !

My name is Dmitry, I'm 30, I live in Moscow.  This summer I plan to come to
Bulgaria for a 2...3 weeks vacation.  I'd like to do some hiking, fishing,
pssble horse riding there.  If somebody was there recently, please make
your impression and advises availabe to all folk at guestbook (URL is
below)

If somebody is interested to go there, please let me know.  Some details
can be found at folloing address:

http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Gorge/2810/

I want to make a kind of mailing list to discuss hiking in Bulgarian
mountains.

Best regards,
Dmitry
.

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Sender:  Bob Jungkman (bob_jungkman@rascom.com)
Subject: friend in Kyrgyzstan


i have a friend in Kyrgyzstan that i used to keep in touch with but i have
unfortunately lost/misplaced her address.  I know that she works at the
Conservatory in Bishkek as an accompanist but i don't have an address for
the Conservatory.  i was wondering if someone might be able to tell me the
address or point me in the right direction to find it.  since i don't speak
Russian, i am having a hard time getting any help.  any help you could
provide would be greatly appreciated.  you can reply to me at
bob_jungkman@rascom.com

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Sender:  "Eric Blick" (eblick@novagate.com)
Subject: question

Are people in Tobolsk in Russia (Siberia) largely Muslim or Orthodox?

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Sender:  "Galina A. Andrianova" (galina@eschool.chg.ru)
Subject: Olymp-98


DISTANT EDUCATION CENTER IN RUSSIA "EIDOS"
INTERNATIONAL HEURISTIC OLYMPIAD - 98

Dear participants!

These are Olympiad tasks for the middle group of students: 10 - 14 y.o.
graders.
The students' works are sent to the organizing committee on 11 March to the
address: andreykh@school.unicon.msk.su.

                                    Don't be afraid of crazy ideas!
                                    Remember you are a genius!

1. PRESENTATION. Make a draft of title Web page of a virtual (distant) school.
Give a short description of peculiarities of studying in it.
The task is carried out in format html, or in textual format txt (with the help
of symbols of the keyboard), or in format jpeg or gif.
2. RESEARCH. Offer several different ways of studying the sky and use those,
which are available for you. The results of this study write down in any form.
3. SYMBOL. Draw and describe the Tree of the World, some part of which or
property is strongly exaggerated (apply hyberbolization method).
4. LOGIC. On the Russian national emblem you can see a two-headed eagle. In
fairy tales there is a three-headed dragon. Think up and draw some characters,
which could continue this line. Explain the sequence made by you.
5. FUTURE. Formulate the main goals of your study, which you plan to achieve
with the help of the computer and write what you should do to achieve them.

THE FORM OF PERFORMING OLYMPIAD TASKS
(is filled in by each participant of the Olympiad separately):

- Name and Surname of the Student.
- Age Group (senior, middle or junior).
- Grade, School, City, Country.
- Contact E-mail for reception the results of the Olympiad.

The answers to the tasks - nominations:
1. PRESENTATION
_ (Answer)

2. RESEARCH.
_ (Answer)
_

WE WISH YOU GOOD LUCK!

P.S.1. Olympiad tasks for junior group of students will be sent on 11 March.
You can also see the tasks on Center "EIDOS" web-server
(http://www.eidos.techno.ru).
P.S.2. The request to the local coordinators - at the end of Olympiad days will
you please answer the following questions and send them to the organizing
committee by a separate letter:
1. What was the most successful in this Olympiad?
2. What nominations (tasks) have caused the greatest interest of the
participants and teachers?
3. What general educational problems were solved with the help of the Olympiad?
4. What were the basic difficulties in conducting the Olympiad: a)
organizational,
b) technical, c) concerning the heuristic contents of activity?
5. Can you give your offers on organization of the following distant projects?

THANKS A LOT FOR OLYMPIAD ORGANIZATION. WE LOOK FORWARD TO THE FUTURE
COOPERATION IN THE DISTANT FORMS OF EDUCATION!


The coordinator of Distant Heuristic Olympiad -
Andrey V.Khutorskoy, Ph.D., Russia
E-mail: andreykh@school.unicon.msk.su;
andreykh@eschool.chg.ru.
http: // www.eidos.techno.ru/

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Sender:  "Galina A. Andrianova" (galina@eschool.chg.ru)
Subject: 6-9 y.o. Olymp-98


DISTANT EDUCATION CENTER IN RUSSIA "EIDOS"
INTERNATIONAL HEURISTIC OLYMPIAD - 98

Dear participants!

These are Olympiad tasks for the junior group of students: 6 - 9 y.o. graders.
The students' works are sent to the organizing committee on 12 March to the
address: andreykh@school.unicon.msk.su.

                                    Don't be afraid of crazy ideas!
                                    Remember you are a genius!

1. PRESENTATION. Tell to the Olympiad participants from different cities and
countries about the most interesting discovery you have made.
2. RESEARCH. Offer several different ways of studying the Sun. Try to apply
one of those ways (safe to an eye!) and write down the results.
3. SYMBOL. Think up and draw a sign to denote a movement.
4. LAW. Compose your own table of addition of numbers and explain how it can
be applied.
5. FUTURE. How would you create the world, if you had such an opportunity?
Draw your world with the help of the computer.

THE FORM OF PERFORMING OLYMPIAD TASKS
(is filled in by each participant of the Olympiad separately):

- Name and Surname of the Student.
- Age Group (senior, middle or junior).
- Grade, School, City, Country.
- Contact E-mail for reception the results of the Olympiad.

The responses to the tasks - nominations:
1. PRESENTATION
_ (Answer)

2. RESEARCH.
_ (Answer)
_

WE WISH YOU GOOD LUCK!

P.S.1. The request to the local coordinators - at the end of Olympiad days
will you please answer the following questions and send them to the organizing
committee by a separate letter:
1. What was the most successful in this Olympiad?
2. What nominations (tasks) have caused the greatest interest of the
participants and teachers?
3. What general educational problems were solved with the help of the Olympiad?
4. What were the basic difficulties in conducting the Olympiad: a)
organizational,
b) technical, c) concerning the heuristic contents of activity?
5. Can you give your offers on organization of the following distant projects?
P.S.2. The results of the Olympiad and the best works of the participants will
be published on Center "EIDOS" (http://www.eidos.techno.ru).

THANKS A LOT FOR OLYMPIAD ORGANIZATION. WE LOOK FORWARD TO THE FUTURE
COOPERATION IN THE DISTANT FORMS OF EDUCATION!


The Coordinator of Distant Heuristic Olympiad -
Andrey V.Khutorskoy, Ph.D., Russia
E-mail: andreykh@school.unicon.msk.su;
andreykh@eschool.chg.ru.
http://www.eidos.techno.ru/

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Sender: Openbare Bibliotheek Groningen digitaal station PC77
        (dig.station@obgron.nl)
Subject: federation treaty of russia 1993

Dear sir or madam,

I am investigating nation-building within the russian federation.
Therefore I would be much obliged to aquire information about and/or
the text of the federation treaty of russia 1993 (english version)

Pls pass it on to
s.elser@openmail.tsf6.namass.simis.com

Tanks you very much
Christin Mueller
Freie Universitaet Berlin
Germany

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Subject: shipping service

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the United States or Canada door-to-door anywhere in Western
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More information can be found on our web site:

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I will be glad to answer any question you might have regarding
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Respectfully, Rostyslav

Translation into Ukrainian is also available
http://www.top.net/poctuk

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Sender:  Bohdan Peter Rekshynskyj (Bohdan@TRYZUB.com)
Subject: TryzubSite: The Ukrainian Weekly Preview March 8th, 1998, is now


Greetings,

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