From The St. Petersburg Times:
Work on developing electronic libraries across Russian is soon to begin, Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky said last week. At a joint meeting of the State Council and the Presidential Council on Culture and the Arts, Medinsky said that the new initiative will transform local libraries into modern information and cultural hubs, adding that citizens’ access to the service will be via the internet with a single electronic library ticket.
Work on the libraries will be begin in 2015.
UPDATE: Link to The St. Petersburg Times article no longer works. See: “Russia plans to launch national digital library in 2015″