Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
The Land
  • Lake Baikal - Learn about one of the biggest and most ancient lakes in the world
  • Moscow Guide - Visit the official tourist site of the Moscow government
  • - Official Internet guide to St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia
  • Russia (CIA World Factbook) - Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics
  • The Siberian Tiger - Learn about the endangered Siberian Tiger
  • The Volga River - Learn about the Volga River, the longest river in Europe
  • Weather ( - Get the current weather conditions for St. Petersburg and other cities in Russia
History and Government
  • The Cold War ( Perspectives Series) - Navigate interactive maps, see rare archival footage, learn more about the key players, read declassified documents, and tour Cold War capitals through 3-D images
  • The Cold War Museum - Visit the online exhibits
  • The Moscow Kremlin: An Historic Tour - A videodisc program that takes you on a historic tour of the Kremlin
  • Soviet Archives Exhibit (Library of Congress) - A tour of the internal workings of the Soviet system
  • Treasures of the Czars (Florida International Museum) - An online version of the 1995 exhibition of the Romanov artifacts
The People
Cultural Life
The Economy
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Teacher Resources
  • The Face of Russia Lesson Plans (PBS) - Various lesson plans for elementary through high school
  • On the Table (The New York Times Teacher Connections) - Lesson plan on examining six key topics for the new Russia-NATO alliance (grades 6-12)
  • Peter the Great ( - Lesson plan (grades 9-12)
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