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Resources for Russian Cultural Research

Search Engines
www.yandex.ru
www.google.ru

Russian Television Broadcasts over the Web
Russian State Television
RTR Network

Russian Radio Broadcasts over the Web
Ekho Moskvy (Moscow Echo)
Radio Kul'tura
Radio Mayak
Radio Rossii
BBC Russian Service
Simplified Russian Radio News (project of the National Capital Language Resource Center)


Encyclopedias
www.mega.km.ru
http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki


Official Web Pages of the Russian Federation
www.gov.ru - home page of the Russian Federation
www.spb.ru - home page of St. Petersburg
www.mos.ru - home page of Moscow
www.fsb.ru - home page of the Federal Security Bureau (former KGB)


Images of Russia
http://www.friends-partners.org/oldfriends/mes/russia/photo.html
http://www.friends-partners.org/oldfriends/mes/russia/history.html (images illustrating Russian history)
See also www.google.ru and click on картины


Russian Art
http://art.net/~stalker/ Contemporary Russian Art
http://www.auburn.edu/forlang/russian/art/ Russian Art (excluding icons) http://www.auburn.edu/forlang/russian/icons/

Russian Icons
http://www.hermitage.ru/ Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg
http://www.tretyakov.ru Tretiakov Gallery in Moscow
http://www.artrussia.ru/artists/rarities.php Russian Paintings (various)


News Sources in Russian
www.aif.ru - Argumenty i fakty
www.gazeta.ru - a website like CNN
www.izvestia.ru - the Izvestiia Newspaper
www.lenta.ru - News summaries
www.mn.ru - Moscow News in Russian
www.ng.ru - The Independent Newspaper
www.vesti.ru - Vesti Newspaper
http://magazines.russ.ru/ Russian literary journals
www.echo.msk.ru - Ekho Moskvy Radio Station


News about Russia in English
www.themoscowtimes.com

http://en.novayagazeta.ru/


Russian History
www.soviethistory.org - English language site about Soviet history
www.pobediteli.ru - Russian language site about World War II
www.may9.ru - Russian language site about World War II


Russian Literature
http://kulichki.com/moshkow - a variety of cultural resources
http://max.mmlc.northwestern.edu/~mdenner/Demo/index.html (bilingual poetry, some with audio, additional resource materials, search engines for Russian and English)


Russian Public Opinion
www.wciom.ru - All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion
www.fom.ru - Foundation for Public Opinion


Information about Business in Russia
www.expert.ru - Russian Business Journal
http://www.ma-rbc.org/ - Mid-Atlantic Russian Business Council (for the Delaware Valley)


Jokes in Russian
www.anekdot.ru - Russian jokes
www.history.ru/anek.htm - Russian historical anecdotes
www.lora.ru/puz - Russian riddles and brain teasers
www.comics.ru - Russian cartoon strips


Other Sites for Russian Culture
www.gazeta-ov.ru - a Russian student newspaper
all-moscow.ru – a site focusing on Moscow
msk.afisha.ru – Moscow cultural events
www.sarafan.ru - focus on Russian clothing
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook1c.html#The%20Byzantine%20Commonwealth:%20Russia Byzantium-early Russia
http://www.kiosek.com/dostoevsky/links.html
links to information on Dostoevsky
http://www.mult.ru absolutely irresistible Masyanya and Russian youth slang
http://www.media-ru.com/media.cfm Russian media
www.rulex.ru/brbs.htm - biographies of famous Russians
www.zvuki.ru - Russian music downloads (pay to play)
www.pesni.ru - Russian music downloads (pay to play)
www.alloflyrics.com - find the lyrics to your favorite Russian songs


Collections of Links and Resources
http://seelrc.org/webliography/russian.ptml
www.websher.net
http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/european/russia/ru.html


Cyrillic Resources
Temple University, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Department of French, German, Italian and Russian do not endorse any commercial vendors, but provide these links merely as a convenience for students of Russian.
http://www.friends-partners.org/partners/rusmac/ (for Macintosh)

 
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