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Yandex 360 is a suite of Russian digital services for working with documents, storing files, and communicating

Yandex 360 includes:

 

 

 

HSE University is providing every student with full access to all Yandex 360 services in place of currently used Microsoft services1.

Comparison of Yandex 360 and Microsoft digital services:

Microsoft

Function

Yandex 360

MS Outlook (edu.hse.ru)

Sending and receiving emails

Yandex Mail

MS Teams

Instant messaging

Yandex Messenger

Audio and video calls

Yandex Messenger

Online meetings

Yandex Telemost

MS Office365

Viewing and editing online text files, tables, and presentations

Yandex Documents

MS OneDrive

Cloud storage

Yandex Disk

MS OneNote

Notes

Yandex Notes

MS SharePoint

Creating spaces and sites for joint work

There is no Yandex 360 equivalent. We are currently looking for other options./p>

Other Microsoft cloud services

 

There is no Yandex 360 equivalent. We are currently looking for other options.

Roadmap of the transition to Yandex 360

  • Step 1

    Students can already use the full range of Yandex 360 services using their HSE University account (simply log into Yandex using your student email address). Microsoft services remain fully accessible. Please see here for full instructions.

  • Step 2

    All data must be transferred from Microsoft services to Yandex 360 by June 30, 2022.

    1. Email

    See here for instructions on setting up mail, the grabber function (for extracting emails from other inboxes), and automatically uploading all emails to Yandex Mail.

    2. Files

    See here for instructions on downloading files from MS OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams and uploading them to Yandex Disk. See here for instructions on access settings (setting up shared access, Shared Access tab).

    3. Messaging

    See here for instructions on loading chats from Teams.

    4. OneNote files

    Notes must be transferred manually.

  • Step 3. June 30, 2022

    The use of Microsoft services will be limited after the end of the examination period on June 30, 2022. Students’ data will not be deleted.

    From June 30, 2022 to September 30, 2022, students will only be able to use Yandex 360 services. However, if necessary, students can contact technical support to request temporary access to remaining data in Microsoft services (mail, files, conversations).

  • Step 4. September 30, 2022

    All use of Microsoft services will end on September 30, 2022. All user data will be permanently deleted.

Contacts

 

1Microsoft will end support for its services in Russia by September 30, 2022 at the latest. However, services may be deactivated earlier at the provider’s discretion.