November: Master and Commander movie is shown in Russia (exceptionally good dubbing).
December: First Russian fanfic "Prekrasnye glaza Legolasa" – "Beautiful Legolas' eyes" by Mittas; it's a slashy crossover of O'Brian/LotR/Pirates of the Caribbean/X-Men.
February: DieMarchen translates excerpts from books; first big fanfic – "Pochti bez prikljuchenij" – "Almost without Adventures" by Olivia Grant (slash)
Spring-summer: a "people's translation" project on a Russell Crow forum; later, it is relocated on http://obrian.fastbb.ru/ (forum) and www.obrian.ru
Summer: an alternative translation by Salome is started - http://patrickobrian.narod.ru/
Fall: a blog community Naval100 is founded for the publication of short stories around O'Brian and nautical romantics in general (including Hornblower, Pirates of the Caribbean, Treasure Island etc.)
The site Tie-Mates is founded - a fanfiction and fanart archive with historical materials. Most fanfiction is slash.
December: all of the 20 O'Brian Aubrey-Maturin books are available in the Russian Internet.
Spring: the first novel is officially translated into Russian
(Amphora publishing house). The translation is as bad as it can be.