Net goes East

February 1996
New Scientist;2/24/96, Vol. 149 Issue 2018, p8
Reports that billionaire George Soros will set up the Internet Foundation, which will connect Eastern Europe and Russia to the Internet. Laying of fibre-optic cable across Moscow, Russia to link libraries, hospitals and scientific institutes; First Internet Foundation project.


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