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Study Abroad in Russia – Helpful Websites

Russian Government

The Russian Government

President of Russia

Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Embassy of the Russian Federation to the United States of America Washington, D.C.

The Government of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia

Official Tatarstan: Integrated Portal of Government and Local Self-Government of the Republic of Tatarstan

President of the Republic of Tatarstan

Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan

U.S. Government Agencies in Russia

Embassy of the United States Moscow, Russia

Learn About the City of Kazan

The City of Kazan: Official Web-Portal of Kazan Mayor’s Office

The City of Kazan

About Russia – Profile and Facts

Nations Online: One World: Russia Country Profile

CIA The World Factbook: Russia

BBC News: Russia Country Profile

U.S. Department of State: Russia Country Page

Russian News Sources

Tatar-Inform Information Agency

EIN News Service: Tatarstan News

Russia Today: 24/7 English-language Russian TV news channel

Russia Today on YouTube

Russia Profile: online information service offering expert analysis of Russian politics, economy, and society

Russia Profile on Facebook

Russia in Global Affairs: journal on foreign policy and international relations

Russia Beyond the Headlines: online English-language publication

The Moscow News: online independent newspaper

The Moscow Times: Russia’s only daily English-language daily newspaper

The St. Petersburg Times: English-language newspaper published in St. Petersburg

Kommersant: independent daily newspaper with a focus on business and politics

Novaya Gazeta: Russian liberal opposition newspaper known for its critical and investigative coverage of Russian politics and social affairs

ITAR-TASS News Agency: Russia’s major state-owned information agency

RIA Novosti: Russia’s state-owned information agency

Interfax Information Services: Russian non-governmental news agency

Program Contacts

International Student Services Coordinator

Marina Durinova
Student Services
Hawkeye Center – Upper Level
319-296-2329 ext.1590
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Assistant Professor

Evgeny Badredinov
Grundy Hall 238
319-296-2329 ext.1353
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