QUAKE.CRIS.NET: The Opening of the First Quake Server in Crimea, by Andrey Nikolaev, Dmitry Oparin, Maxim Shvets, Sergey Starosek, and Alex Tkachev aka Douncan — August 18, 1998

"It's done. Or how sarcastically :) one of us noted, 'not even half a year has passed.' A server of this kind would sooner or later appear in the Crimea anyway. Why not be the first?"

Formosa Island Internet Cafe: Moscow, Russia — Quake II Open Championship, January 25 – 30, 1999

"In the salon 'Island Formosa' an Internet cafe began to work. It is open to all comers during the entire time of our salon. We want our customers to feel as comfortable as possible in our salon. Here you can view our price list in a cozy atmosphere, talk with managers about the new products of the salon, here you can relax and have fun: drink a cup of freshly brewed coffee, play Quake online, surf the Internet."

“Challenger” Quake Festival: Crimea, Ukraine — July 25 – August 5, 1999

"Dear sirs! Ever since the 'Challenger' tournament server appeared on the Internet, we have received lots of estimations and recommendations. In order to attend upon the wishes of hundreds of Quakers, the tournament will now take place under the auspices of Kazantip festival in Crimea from July 25 to August 5, 1999."