Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 74

Canada’s Northern Telecom,British Telecom, and Russia’s Sovintel announced August 14 thatthey have established the first integrated services digital network(ISDN) between Russia and the West. Britain will get the firstmodern telephone link with Russia, and NorTel is now working togive Russia an ISDN link to a further 37 countries, UPI reported.On another front, Canada Pipeline, Turkey’s Botash, and Russia’sGazprom have formed a consortium to build a pipeline for carryingRussian gas to Israel via Turkey, ITIM reported as cited by UPIAugust 14. Also on August 14, Aeroflot began regular nonstop flightsMoscow-Beijing using the Airbus 310.

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