Internet Resources

Russifying Your Computer

Fingertip Software – Fonts, Software and Keyboards for Cyrillic

Professional Organizations, Associations and Institutions

AAASS – The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies

ACTR – The American Council of Teachers of Russian

BASEES (British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace – supports programs on Russian and Eurasian affairs. Site includes policy papers and other publications, transcripts of speeches by top officials, and a special section on Russian elections and politics.

Carnegie Moscow Center – contains full-text papers and monographs, mostly in Russian.

Civic Education Project – offers Fellows Programs for teaching and program development in the social sciences in the Newly Independent States, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asia.

ESSA (Early Slavic Studies Association)

Federal Institute for Russian, East European and International Studies (German and English)

IREX (International Research and Exchanges Board)

IREX – Russia

Slavic and East European Section (SEES)

On-line Russian Dictionaries

Alta Vista’s Babel Fish – translate text or webpages from Russian into English.

Online English-Russian-English Dictionary

Ozhegov’s Russian Language Dictionary (Available Monday-Friday Only)

Russian-English, English-Russian dictionaries

Russian Newspapers

Argumenti i FaktiAPI Izvestia

Biznes dlia Vseh

Delovoi Peterburg


Komsomolskaia Pravda

The Moscow Times

National News Service

Nezavisimaia Gazeta



Russia Today

Russian Story News Digest

The St. Petersburg Times


Vladivostok News 

Instructional Resources for Russian Language Learning

Master Russian Site

Bucknell Site

Learn Russian with Multilingual Books

The Russian Alphabet Introduction to the Russian alphabet with sound

Russian with GOLOSA Need KOI-8 fonts.

Russian Maps

CIA World Fact book Reference Maps

Perry-CastaÒeda Library Map Collection (University of Texas at Austin) ‚ modern and historical maps.

United Nations Cartographic Section (maps are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader)