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I do not usually spend much time with country-specific search engines, especially those in languages I do not speak. Even with English-language country-specific search engines, the general search engines usually have more comprehensive results and better search functionality. So when Phil posted about the Russian search engine Yandex (Яндекс), I just thought I'd take a quick look. Something piqued my curiosity, and I tried a few of the links. Sure enough, Yandex caches copies of many of the pages that it indexes. Look for the Сохраненная копия link at the bottom left of a search result record as in the screen shot below.

yandex.pngYandex's cache does not include a date, at least that I could identify, but from a few tests, it seems that the cached page may be quite recent (the day before) to several months old. I've added Yandex to my Finding Old Web Pages page.

By Greg R. Notess. Dated Jan 26, 2008 in Archived Pages

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