September 20, 2007
Russia installing Linux in every school in the country
According to CNews, a Russian counterpart to CNet, the Russian government is actively pursuing the development of a Ã¢â¬ÅRussian OSÃ¢â¬Â to be available to every school in the country. While government-sponsored, the Russian operating system will be based on Linux and will be open source. The initiative will be accompanied by significant infrastructural changes supporting information technology in education.