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Russian Federation

General Country Information
Capital: Moscow
Population: 139,390,205 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Federal Semi-presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 44.2 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 187.5 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 7.663 million (2009)
Internet users: 45.25 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.52
World Rank 2005/2006: 51

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

All Russian Society of the Blind
Novaya Ploschad, 14
Moscow 109012
Russia
http://www.vos.org.ru
Email: info@vos.org.ru
Tel: +7-495-628-1374+7-495-628-1374
Fax: +7-495-623-7600

All Russian Society of the Deaf
1905 Goda ul, 10-A
Moscow 123022
Russia
http://www.deafnet.ru
Email: presidentvog@deafnet.ru / deafadmin@mail.ru
Tel: +7-495 505-0701+7-495 505-0701
Fax: +7-495-253-2812

All Russian Society Of Disabled People
Contact: Michael Terentiev, Chairperson
11 Udaltsova St.,
Moscow, 119415 Russia
Email: sek.voi@mail.ru
Tel: +7-495-9350013
Fax: +7-499-7268246

Novosibirsk Center for Independent Living
15 Frunze Street
Novosibirsk, Siberia 630091
Russia
Email: ncil@finist.nsk.su
Tel: +7-3832-17-2096+7-3832-17-2096
Fax: +7-3832-17-2096