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Region 46 -- Ukraine and Moldova

My Fidonet addresses:
  • 2:463/648 (Kiev, Ukraine)
  • 2:465/50 (Donetsk, Ukraine)
  • 2:467/648 (Odessa, Ukraine)
  • My Nodelist lines:
  • Pvt,648,,Kiev,Anton_Kuznetsov,-Unpublished-,300,MO,CM,IBN
  • ,50,ex-R46C,Donetsk,Anton_Kuznetsov,380-62-3373311,9600,V34,V32B,V42B,XX,CM
  • I am the moderator of the echo-conferences (Russian-speaking):
    • XSU.TM -- TM and other Vedic Knowledges
    • DONBASS.HELPING -- any help, question and answers...
    • DONBASS.VEGETARIAN -- Vegetariantism, Ayurveda...
    • DONBASS.COMMUNICATION -- telecommunications, telephony...
    • KIEV.CITY -- About Kiev city. (co-moderator)

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