USSR Computers

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Most history books on computers focuses on the Western movements that lead to the advancement and breakthroughs in the field. The Russians during the Soviet Union era , however, had their internal research and development that was not generally well known outside their circle. Luckily, the Russian Virtual Museum now provides a window on the computers that were made by the Soviets during the 60s such as the Minsk family of computers. See article Minsk Family of Computers Even though just 4000 units were sold that made 70% of the total domestic computers manufactured, it is still informative to know how countries around the word, not just the US or UK, have attempted to manufacture their own computers