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General Travel & Information Sites
++ Learning your Child's native language
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/product.html#L
++ Metric to English conversion Cheat Sheet http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/convert.html
Metric to English Conversions http://www.allmeasures.com/
US to Russian Ruble Cheat Sheet - print http://www.oanda.com/convert/cheatsheet?exch=USD&expr=RUB&result=1
Converting US$ to foreign currency http://finance.yahoo.com/m5?a=1&s=USD&t=RUB
** What can I bring into the US Duty free?
http://www.customs.gov/xp/cgov/travel/vacation/kbyg/duty_free.xml
** Custons Traveler's checklist
http://www.customs.gov/xp/cgov/travel/vacation/kbyg/travelers_checklist.xml
Packing list
http://www.adoptingfromrussia.com/PackGeneral.html
Clothing Sizes in Inches & Centimeters http://www.gymboree.com/our_company/help_template.jsp?
Clothing Sizes http://www4.jcpenney.com/jcp/childrensizes.aspx?
Shoe sizes http://www.solesole.com/sizingchart.html
** Items Allowed and Prohibited on Airplanes
http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/prohibited/permitted-prohibited-items.shtm
Seat Guru - Airplane Seating arrangements
http://www.seatguru.com/
Country Studies - 101 countries http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html
Flags of the World
http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/index.html
World Population - Countries, cities http://www.geographic.org/people/people.html
World Population Counter
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/information/population/
** World Population
http://www.world-gazetteer.com/
Stats, Culture & Pictures from all countries
http://www.studentsoftheworld.info/menu_infopays.html
Religion in Russia, FSU and CIS
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/religion.html
Legal Resources by Country
http://www.findlaw.com/12international/countries/index.html
Foreign Law Guides
http://www.llrx.com/comparative_and_foreign_law.html
** World Law by Country
http://www.worldlii.org/catalog/215.html
Artists by Nationality
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/nationalities/index.html


Where Can I find a Map?
++ MultiMap - interactive world maps! http://www.multimap.com/
Map Quest - road maps http://www.mapquest.com/features/international
National Geographic Maps - topography http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/map-machine
Printable Maps http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/commonwealth.html
China Map - Clickable Map of China
http://hua.umf.maine.edu/Chinese/maps/chinese_map.html
Georgia - Clickable Map of Georgia
http://www.parliament.ge/pages/archive_en/territory/
India Map - Clickable Map of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/maps/india/india-political-map.htm
Kazakhstan regions http://www.brif.kz/eng/maps/main.php
Kazakhstan maps
http://kazakhadoptivefamilies.com/maps.html
Russia, CIS, Baltic States CD Rom Map http://www.mdres.com/atlascatalog/
Russia Map
http://www.m-w.com/maps/russia1.html
Russia Regional Map http://www.theodora.com/maps/new2/russian_admin.jpg
++ Russia Map - Clickable Map of Russia
http://map.rin.ru/index_e.html
Russia Map  - Clickable Map of Russia
http://members.tripod.com/~argun/index.html
** Where is Siberia?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siberia
Ukraine Map - Clickable Map of Ukraine
http://travel.kyiv.org/map/
Ukrainian Map Server
http://www.infoukes.com/ua-maps/
World Gazetteer, facts/maps for countries http://www.world-gazetteer.com/
Shtetl - locate places w/out exact spelling http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/LocTown.asp
Administrative Divisions of Countries http://www.statoids.com/statoids.html


What Time is it in _________?
Kazakhstan, Almaty http://www.worldtimeserver.com/current_time_in_KZ.aspx
Russia, Moscow & St. Petersburg http://www.worldtimeserver.com/current_time_in_RU-MOW.aspx
Russia, Vladivostok http://www.worldtimeserver.com/current_time_in_RU-PRI.aspx
Ukraine http://www.worldtimeserver.com/current_time_in_UA.aspx
Anywhere -  Enter a country or city:


What is the Weather in _________?
Kazakhstan, Almaty http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/36870.html
Russia, Moscow http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/27612.html
Russia, St. Petersburg http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/26063.html
Russia, Vladivostok http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/31960.html
Ukraine, Kiev / Kyiv http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/33345.html
Find the Weather for any City or Country
Weather.com http://www.weather.com/common/welcomepage/world.html
Weather Underground http://www.wunderground.com/


Where can I buy Travel Gear and warm clothes and boots
Magellan's Travel Supplies http://www.magellans.com/
Mayawrap - baby sling http://www.mayawrap.com/
Hip Hammock - baby carrier http://www.hiphammock.com/
Peppermint.com Baby slings and carriers
http://www.peppermint.com/
Ride on Carry on (stroller alternative)
http://rideoncarryon.com/
++ Kamik boots for Kids and Adults
http://www.kamik.com/
LL Bean http://www.llbean.com/
Cabela's http://www.cabelas.com
REI http://www.rei.com/
Yaktrax
http://www.wisementrading.com/winter/yaktrax.htm
Vermont Country Store http://www.vermontcountrystore.com/


Russia Sites
++ Russian Adoption Help NEW 8/08
http://www.russianadoptionhelp.com/
++ Adopting From Russia http://adoptingfromrussia.com
Russian Adoption Medical Service http://www.russianadoption.org/
Adoption In Russia - official website in Russian
http://www.usynovite.ru/
** Russian Usynovite Photolising of children
http://www.usynovite.ru/db/
** Jim's instructions on using the Usynovite Photolisting
http://www.russianadoptionhelp.com/index.php?feed=100
Agencies with a Russian Permit (new list) - but not complete
http://www.usynovite.ru/international/ru/foreign_agencies/
Agencies with a Russian Permit, with NGO (NEW) complete
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/russiaagency.html
Adoption Agencies & Russia Regions - By agency
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/russiaregionagency.html
Adoption Agencies & Russia Regions - By region
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/russiaregionagencyR.html
     Laws

++ List of statutory acts & documents on questions of adoption of children (in Russian) - Working again
http://www.ed.gov.ru/ob-edu/obp/rub/sod/242/
Russian Family Code Article 139 in English (privacy of adoption)
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/russianfamilycode.html
Find Law - Russia
http://www.findlaw.com/12international/countries/ru.html
A Guide to Russian Legal Research
http://www.llrx.com/features/russia.htm
     Culture

Russia Information Network http://russia.rin.ru/index_e.html
** Russian Resources and Culture
http://www.bucknell.edu/x983.xml
Little Russia -culture, recipes, downloads ??
http://russia-in-us.com/
Russian Cuisine http://www.ruscuisine.com/
Russian Food.com http://www.russianfoods.com/
Russian Customs http://www.infoservices.com/stpete/342.htm
Russian Fairy Tales http://www.nickolai-gurgeiff.com/about/tales.php
Russian Nursery Rhymes
http://www.mamalisa.com/world/russiaas.html
Kathi's Home Page - Russia graphics, etc. http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Delphi/6422/
Russian Christmas Traditions http://www.rispubs.com/article.cfm?Number=550
     Arts

The Museum of Russian Art in Minnesota http://www.tmora.org/
The Russian Arts Foundation http://www.russianarts.org/
Bolshoi Theatre - Moscow http://www.bolshoi.ru/en/
The Hermitage Museum - St. Petersburg
http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/html_En/index.html
Mariinski Theatre (Kirov) - St. Petersburg http://www.mariinsky.ru/en
Mariinski Kirov Ballet
http://www.kirov.com/
Great Moscow State Circus in Moscow http://www.bolshoicircus.ru/
Zoos in Russia
http://www.zoo.ru/
Russian Artists
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/nationalities/Russian.html
Russian Artists
http://www.auburn.edu/academic/liberal_arts/foreign/russian/art/
Russian Music
http://www.bucknell.edu/x17608.xml
Russian Folk Musical Instruments
http://www.barynya.com/sale.stm
Russian Wind/Percussion Instruments
http://www.duke.edu/~ruslan/russwind.html
Russian Poetry
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/1911/
Complete Works of Dostoevsky
http://www.karelia.ru/~Dostoevsky/
     News & Internet Portals
Johnson's Russia List - news http://www.cdi.org/russia/johnson/
The Moscow Times http://www.themoscowtimes.com/
The St. Petersburg Times http://www.sptimes.ru/
** RIA Novosti
http://en.rian.ru/
** REGNUM News Agency
http://www.regnum.ru/english/
Russia Today
http://www.russiatoday.com/en
Pravda
http://english.pravda.ru/
Gazeta
http://www.gazeta.ru/english/index.shtml
Radio Free Europe
http://www.rferl.org/
Russia on the Net http://www.ru/eng/index.html
Russia Search Engine / portal http://www.aport.ru/
Russian Internet Resources
http://www.bl.uk/collections/easteuropean/russlink.html
Russian Links
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/classics/russian/russianlinks/
Russia Links
http://www.livelaughlovelearn.com/russian_portal.htm
     Misc

Russia Information Network http://russia.rin.ru/index_e.html
Russian Embassy in Washington DC
http://www.russianembassy.org/
The Russian Channel
http://www.russia.com/
Way to Russia Travel Guide & Info http://www.waytorussia.net/
Chronology of Russian History http://www.bucknell.edu/x20136.xml
School of Russian & Asian Studies http://www.sras.org/
Buryat Republic & Lake Baikal http://www.baikal.eastsib.ru/
Irkutsk photo http://info.irk.ru/irkutsk/index.htm
LoC Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/empire/
LoC Meeting of The Frontiers - Photos
http://memory.loc.gov/intldl/mtfhtml/mfhome.html
Photos around Russia
http://www.avi-novokom.ru/
All Regions of Russian Photos & Maps/subway maps http://www.friends-partners.org/oldfriends/mes/russia/photo.html
Siberia
http://www.stalvik.com/Engelska/laesiberia.htm
Center for Russian Nature Conservation http://www.wild-russia.org/
Tigris Foundation - Amur Leopards & Tigers
http://www.tigrisfoundation.nl/
All Russia Family Tree
http://www.vgd.ru/


Language Sites
Free games for several languages
http://www.transparent.com/BYKIVM.htm
Russian Talking dictionary
http://www.livelaughlovelearn.com/gloss/
Russian Alphabet http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Track/7635/alphabet.html
Russian Language & Alphabet Reference http://www.alphadictionary.com/rusgrammar/index.html
My favorite exercise to learn the Russian alphabet
http://www.alphadictionary.com/rusgrammar/alphabet.html
On-Line Russian Language Center ??
http://www.learningrussian.com/
Russian Language
http://masterrussian.com/
Russian Tutorial http://www.langintro.com/rintro/
** Russian Vocabulary
http://www.learnrussianfree.com/
     Adoption Language Dictionaries

Adoption Language CD's and products
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/product.html#L
Russian to English & Eng to Rus phrasebook download ??
http://www.kidsave.org/adoption_links.html#language
Teresa Kelleher's Russian CD / book http://worknotes.com/AZ/AdoptingFromRussia/Kelleher/
"Russian Child Talk" by Sonia Baxter http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/RUSSIAN_CHILD_TALK.pdf     Word doc
"Azeri Child Talk" by Sonia Baxter
http://www.karensadoptionlinks.com/Azeri_child_talk.pdf     Word doc
Kazakh Language links - Many!!
http://kazakhadoptivefamilies.com/language_index.html
Kazakh Phrasebook to download ??
http://www.kidsave.org/resources.htm
Romanian On-line
http://www.geocities.com/learn_romanian_online/
Georgian Langauage Literature & Fonts
http://www.sakartvelo.com/Files/language.html
     Misc

Slavic, EE, & C Asian language workshop http://www.indiana.edu/~iuslavic/swseel/
Russify your computer - Cyrillic fonts http://www.siber.com/sib/russify/
Cyrillic Fonts http://www.cyrillic.com/
Add Cyrillic Fonts to your computer
addcyrillic@eeadopt.org
Russian Translation http://www.hudson-translations.com/
++ Victor Sluczewski, Russian Translator
http://www.debryansk.ru/%7Evls/
Kazakh, Russian, Many EE language translation
http://www.stranslation.com/
Translate English to Russian on-line http://www.online-translator.com/Default.aspx?prmtlang=en
Translate English to many languages on-line http://translation.langenberg.com/


Names & Baby Name Sites
A Dictionary of Period Russian Names http://www.sca.org/heraldry/paul/index.html
Russian Names & Nicknames http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Track/7635/names.html
** Names Cross Reference English/Russian/Polish/Hungarian/more
http://sciway3.net/scgenweb/oconee-county/names.html
Russian Names from FRUA http://www.frua.org/waiting/naming.shtml
Russian Names - doukhobor
http://www.doukhobor.org/Commonnames.htm
Russian Men's and Women's names and nicknames
http://www.mashaholl.com/writing.php?page=russiannames
Russian boy and girl names
http://www.babynames.org.uk/russian-baby-names.htm
Kazakh Names - Central Asian Names
http://kazakhadoptivefamilies.com/names.html
++ Baby Names Wizard - popularity of names
http://babynamewizard.com/namevoyager/lnv0105.html
20,000 Names - from many cultures http://www.20000-names.com/
Search for names by meaning, etc
http://www.parenthood.com/babynames.html


Kazakhstan & Central Asian Sites
Kazakh Adoptive Families (was Kazakhstan and Adoption) http://kazakhadoptivefamilies.com/
Kazakhstan - geography, religion, culture http://www.kazakinfo.com/
Kazakhstan Recipes
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kazakhstan_Recipes/
Kazakh Kids Newsletters
http://kazakhadoptivefamilies.com/newsletter.html
Kazakhstan Adoption Law
http://kazakhadoptivefamilies.com/law_index.html
Kazakhstan Adoption Law - See article 91
http://kazakhadoptivefamilies.com/law2.html
Soul of Kazakhstan
http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200303/the.soul.of.kazakhstan.htm
EurasiaNet - Central Asia & Caucasus http://www.eurasianet.org/


Other Eastern European & Caucasus
Families with Children Adopted from Bulgaria http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FaCAB1/
EurasiaNet - Central Asia & Caucasus
http://www.eurasianet.org/
Lithuania Adoption Code
http://www.familylc.com/site_files_doc/The%20Civil%20Code.doc
** Lithuanian Adoptive Parents Association
http://www.orgsites.com/pa/lapas
Moldova on the Net http://www.moldova.org/
Polish Adoption Parents Association http://www.adoptionspolish.com/papa1.htm
Romanian of Circle Friends ??
http://www.rcof.org/
Romanian Ethnic Art Museum
http://smroc.link2net.net/culture.html
Romanian Fairy Tales http://www.dragonrest.net/romanian/fairytales.html
** Romania Web Directory
http://www.romania.org/
Slavonic & Eastern European Internet Resources
http://www.bl.uk/collections/easteuropean/slavonicinternet.html
Ukraine NAC website ??
http://www.nac.gov.ua/en/usin_usini.htm
Adopt Ukraine http://www.adoptukraine.com/
Ukraine Family Code
http://www.mfa.gov.ua/data/upload/publication/usa/en/7148/family_kideks_engl.pdf


Other Countries
Information about Many Countries
http://www.myadoptionlinks.com
Cambodia http://www.cambodiaadoptionconnection.com/
China Center of Adoption Affairs
http://www.china-ccaa.org/frames/index_unlogin_en.jsp
Chinadopt - Adopting Children from China http://www.pshrink.com/chinadopt/
China adoption News
http://chinaadoptionnews.com/
China Connection http://www.chinaconnectiononline.com/
China Mother Bridge of Love - Xinran
http://www.motherbridge.org/
Research China
http://www.research-china.org/
Guatemala
http://www.guatadopt.com/
Guatemala Adoptive Families Network
http://www.guatefam.org/
India Adoption Resources http://www.ichild.org/
India
http://www.cara.nic.in/carahome.html
India esp for NRI
http://www.rkas.org/index.html
Connected Indian Roots
http://people.freenet.de/connectedindianroots/
Korea
http://www.adoptkorea.com
Korea adoptions by Koreans
http://www.mpak.com/
Paraguay Adoption Resources http://www.pyadopt.org/
** Philippines
http://www.icab.gov.ph/
Thailand
http://www.neiu.edu/~rghiggin/Thaiadopt/start.html
Adopt Vietnam http://www.adoptvietnam.org/
Mam Non - Viet Nam
http://www.mamnon.org
Vietnam Babylift
http://www.vietnambabylift.org/


Adoption Travel Agencies & Ideas
Golden Rule Travel
http://goldenruletravel.com/
GoToRussia.com http://www.gotorussia.com/
Lotus Tours
http://www.lotustours.net
Northwest Airlines Adoption Fares
http://www.nwa.com/services/adoption/
Peace Travel Service (Andrei) http://www.go-russia.com/
Russia tourist & hotel info
http://www.russianguidenetwork.com/
Ties Program - heritage tours http://www.adoptivefamilytravel.com/
Travel to Russia http://www.rus-tours.com


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