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anna - 12/20/99 06:36:32
My Email:anya_ms@yahoo.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: KOI-8
The Russian woman you most admire:: all
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I am currently doing a research on domestic violence among a Russian Old Believer community in Oregon, USA, for Women's Crisis Service. It started out with a translation of a flyer and now I am getting deeper and deeper into it. I got your page in my boo marks and will be visiting again soon. Thank you.


Helena Ramos - 12/03/99 21:39:02
My URL:http://www.puntos.org.ni/boletina
My Email:Helena.Ramos@puntos.org.ni
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: Russian, English and Spanish
The Russian woman you most admire:: biesmiernost
Comments:
Ya ochien rada chto nashla etu stranitsu. Budu chastoi gostiey. Ya zhurnalistka y pisatlenitza, rabotayu v nicaraguanskoi organizatsii Puntos de Encuentro (Tochki Soprikosnovienia). Jotilos by podderzhivat otnosheniya s kiem-niebud kto liubit literaturu russkiyu, latinoamerikanskuyu y voobzhe) y femenism. Pishite, dievochki.


chenta - 11/09/99 23:19:52
My Email:caccioni@tin.it
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: windows
The Russian woman you most admire:: Baranskaja
Comments:
The visit was ok. Thank you. I'm looking for subjects for my degree thesis. Anything related to Russian contemporary women writers.


alicia - 11/01/99 20:56:01
My Email:alicia.morris@virgin.net
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both english & russian
The Russian woman you most admire:: ..there are many...
Comments:
I am currently doing an MPhil research project at Keele University discussing abortion, contraception & other women-related issues. Your website is extremely useful and a valuable source of information for me & i'm sure many others.


Marina - 10/27/99 13:55:08
My Email:risha4@hotmail.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: any
The Russian woman you most admire:: Tzvetaeva (vne konkurentzii), my mom, any woman who doesn't settle for less than she deserves
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SPASIBO!!! Mnogie poiskovye sistemy na zapros "feminism" pochemu-to vydavali mne stranichki, na kotoryh zapadnye grazhdane (preimuschestvenno amerikantzy) obsuzhdali "otsutstvie" zhenskogo dvizheniya v Rossii. It's nice to know they are all wrong. Every three years or so some major US magazine comes out with the cover story entitled "Is feminism dead?" How would you translate "ne dozhdetes'". Thanks again! "Kalendar' beremennosti" u menya ne srabotal.


Dimka - 10/17/99 11:29:35
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Dear ! Tell, please, such thing: you require the equal rights, but forget about equal duties, whether the women should serve in army???


Mia Keaveney - 08/26/99 21:54:05
My Email:mia@zoom.co.uk
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: English
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: Win-1251
The Russian woman you most admire:: Every Russian woman who struggles
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I am currently completing an MA on Women in Russia, post-perestroika. Your site has been most helpful and insightful in providing links to relevant information - let's hope I pass!!


stacie - 08/17/99 06:44:53
My Email:sgruntman@yahoo.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: english
Comments:
I visited your site, not knowing what to expect but i was pleasantly suprised. I was living in Ukraine for three months on an exchange program which was focused on women and issues to women in Ukraine.I am now interested in obtaining materials pertaining to women in all former soviet countries in order to study similarities and diff rences of experiences of women in post communist society.I am also very interested in the feminist culture in Russia as well as Ukraine.


Jefri - 07/30/99 14:19:59
My Email:jefrik@hotmail.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: Both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: Win-1251
The Russian woman you most admire:: One?! Elena Reshetnikova, Masha Gessen, Masha Fedotova, Sophia Parnok. Alina Vitukhnovskaya is simply interesting. I could go on!
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Sonja Eriksen - 07/29/99 11:37:26
My Email:se@trafik.bane.dk
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: win-1251
Comments:
I am so sorry that the link til Ljudmila Petrusjevskaja shortstory about the magic barbie doll does not work. Nice homepage, you have made.
Site owner's reply: I've fixed that link on the Literatura page. Thank you for reporting it.


Philip L. Boddy Jr. - 07/23/99 11:41:45
My URL:None yet
My Email:Bradmire@excite.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: Just English
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: Win 98 whatever works!
The Russian woman you most admire:: Leada Vladimirovna Ivanova
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I've lost touch with her. We are teachers and corresponded a couple of years ago. She has a daughter named Luba and I know Leeda works so very hard to keep her head "above water", so to speak. She was living and teaching in Perm, out there way east of Moscow. I plan to take an Intro. to Russian language course this fall. I hope to be teaching in an ESOL classroom and plan to introduce the Russian language "Poco-a-poco". If there is any way to contact Leeda, (I don't have her address as all the letters and packettes were vandalized) I now have a computer with an E-mail address...No more "postal queens" to rip off her mail or extort from her upon receipt of a letter. I fi d you web site a blessing for Russian women and men. It has been sorely needed for some time. I don't know if Leeda can reach me (or would want to?) with just an E-mail address. It is worth a try. excite.com is for the USA. She was very good at poetry and Russian Lit. I still have both books about "Vasilisa, the Beautiful" and read them to the students each year. They were safe at home away from school so they weren't destroyed. Dasvydanyia, Philip


Marcia Macomber - 07/16/99 21:47:07
My Email:macombem@geo.orst.edu
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: english
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Good job on the website. Today is the first day I have ever typed "women" into the search engine and I can't believe what comes up. Russian women are developing a reputation as fortune hunters in the US. Women that beguile middle aged American men, mar y them and then leave them in the dirt. I sympathize with them in some ways because perhaps the number of options that they have to undertake to find a better world for themselves is less than other women. They are brave. I am so curious about your count y and very glad to see that you have such an important website. It not only is important for women, but it ties them together internationally


alex - 06/13/99 13:40:10
My Email:shav_ae@chat.ru
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: yes
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: KOI-8
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!!! ...! , !!!!!!!


Geena Lawrence - 06/12/99 22:49:07
My Email:Giz4893788@aol.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: KOI-8
The Russian woman you most admire:: Every single one of them
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I would just like to say that I love your site and that I really am glad to have visited it. Sincerely, Geena


Fruitstreet - 05/26/99 08:06:24
My URL:http://www.oocities.com/Paris/Salon/9917/
My Email:hmafa@mail.ru
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: Win-1251
The Russian woman you most admire:: Elizaveta Kuz'mina-Karavaeva
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I enjoyed your site and i'd like to see here more links to foreign personal women homepages. Please send me your URL's, i'll appreciate any. Particular interest to English-language contemporary poetry and literature in general.


jana - 05/16/99 21:24:55
My URL:http://www.frauennews.de
My Email:frauennews@aol.com
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i love your homepage (otschen choroscho)and i m greatings all russian and other women, who live in this land and who read my sign. i have also a homepage- an e-zine (electronic magazine)- please- have a look. but sorry, its german language. doswidanjia :-


Jessica Mikkelson - 04/27/99 04:24:49
My Email:mikkelje@mhd1.moorhead.msus.edu
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: english
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: Mac
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I am writing a research paper om Russian women. I discuss women in parliment, domestic abuse, abortions, prostitution and more. This website was a great help to me. Thank you! Sincerly, Jessica Mikkelson


Sharon Arpoika - 04/25/99 18:09:25
My Email:sarpoika@ainet.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: English
Comments:
I am currently working on my Master's Degree in Information and Library Science. I am working on a special study and writing a paper on women's use of the Internet outside of the U.S. and Canada. I am looking at sites that are using the Internet to bett r women's lives. I think your site is valuable as it is doing that. In my research, I have not found much information about the percentage of Internet users in Russia who are women, which I feel is a gap in my report. Keep up the good work. You are pr viding much needed information.


lina - 04/09/99 07:12:37
My Email:stanoeva@yahoo.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: English
The Russian woman you most admire:: none
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John - 04/05/99 21:19:43
My Email:^^^
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Dear Russians, Despite the fact, that West has brought some enlighting ideas to Russia, it also brought some CONSERVATIVE ideas, which were very harmful. Despite Western freedom, some ultraconservative groups were formed in Europe -- like the Nazis or the Inquisition. Now many groups of Western feminists want to ddemonise men, deny the plight of men who were abused by females, and even pardon women, who kill their husbands and children. 50% of American women, who murder their husbands serve no time in prison! Of course, I thinck that women should have equal rights, but we should be quite aware of feminists, who try to pass laws discriminating against men. Discrimination never means liberalism or democracy, Good Luck John.


tania shchepanskaya - 03/29/99 18:00:05
My URL:http://lanck.kunstkamera.ru
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: KOI-8
The Russian woman you most admire:: my sister's baby-daughter
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write me to kunstkamera http, don't forget to invite to the conferences!My main scientific subjects now are:male traditions (magic and force), maternity and power (- woman as an object and a subject and a symbol of the Power in Russian tradition and conte porary life). See our site for more informatin. Bye!


Evgeniy Khovrenkov - 03/18/99 22:32:58
My Email:alon_zo@yahoo.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: BOTH
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: KOI-8
The Russian woman you most admire:: my mom
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HELLO! I just wanted to say that your site really helped me in my research work.I am writing about "Should the family be the traditional(patriarchal)one?" so my essay includes info about feminism and women's fight for their rights.Thank you very much 4 creating uch a site.It is really great.There is a bunch of useful or JUST INTERESTING info. BYE! Sincerely Evgeniy Khovrenkov. (Kiev)


Igor Safonov - 03/15/99 07:10:20
My URL:http://members.aol.com/ISafonov/isafonov.html
My Email:isafonov@aol.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: n/a
The Russian woman you most admire:: Yelena Vsevolodovna Safonova
Comments:
No comments: The Russian Woman is the Only Hope for Russia Future.


Anastassia - 03/15/99 00:26:12
My URL:http://members.xoom.com/asinkevitch/
My Email:saigo@glasnet.ru
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: Win-1251
The Russian woman you most admire:: Galina Starovoitova
Comments:
This is a great web site! It's very informative. And I am happy that can read information by russian lenguage about feminism.


leila - 03/11/99 19:30:08
My Email:leila@mail.dma.be
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: English
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: Win 95
The Russian woman you most admire:: I'm embarrassed to say that I don't know any...
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I just found this site, I don't know a whole lot about Russia, Russian feminism or Russian gay life, but I will learn... For all the lesbians out there, check out dykesworld.de, a Danish lesbian site that is worth taking a look at... Love and support to you all from a Belgian girl living in the States now... Leila


Cat Farrar - 03/09/99 21:23:42
My Email:cat@cfmc.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: English only
The Russian woman you most admire:: Ayn Rand
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I'm on a list discussing Ayn Rand and feminism. RAnd has made some public statements expressing her disgust with feminists. Some people on this list suggest that she knew very little about it, either here in the United States or from Russia. I believe she was born at the start of the 1900's. I'm certain that their were women writer's in her time pondering the woman question. I'm sure their are Russian woman who were working towards equality for women, the vote, divorce, abortion rights, contraception etc. Can someone please send me a bunch of links so that I can get some names of early feminists? (1750-1890's) If anyone knows of any text I can read over the internet, please let me know. I just can't believe that Rand was ignorant on these topics because n one was discussing these issues in Russia. Also, apparently she got her degree in history. It's been suggested that women intellectuals were not included in any history books or lessons, can this be true???? Thanks for your help. Cat Farrar


GABRIELA PREDA - 03/09/99 11:20:41
My Email:gabriela_preda@hotmail.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: both
Favorite encoding: KOI-8, Win-1251, Mac, other?: none
The Russian woman you most admire:: Tatiana Eltina
Comments:
I am Romanian journalist covering the field of Central Europe and Russia (CIS, former URSS). I spent in Russia 4 months (sept-dec 98). I am really interested in these type of issues (concerning post-soviet women ).


Jenny Perry - 02/08/99 01:38:33
My Email:jcperry@artsci.wustl.edu
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: English
The Russian woman you most admire:: I don't know
Comments:
I must admit that I do not know much about Russia, but I have been trying to remedy that by choosing the status of women in Russia as a topic for a recent project. I was so relieved to find your website after the barrage of mail-order bride sites that I came across. It makes me angry, as an American, that so many American men are ready to take advantage of those women who are obviously in a difficult financial situation. Thanks for providing me with some great links and info for my paper. Good luck!!


David Grubbs - 01/08/99 17:15:51
My URL:http://www.csica.com/selyanka
My Email:davidg@csica.com
Do you read English, Russian, or both?: English, little Russian
The Russian woman you most admire:: Tatiana
Comments:
We are the "Russian Village Women's Organization. Do you have a way to register our web site with you? Your site looks great! How can we work together in the future???


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