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Russian Courses - Ranking 2021


Russia

Most Popular Countries for Russian courses

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Most Popular Cities for Russian courses

Rating: 4.8

4.8
178 reviews
Top Destinations: St. Petersburg (city thumbnail)

Rating: 4.6

4.6
49 reviews
Top Destinations: Kiev (city thumbnail)

Rating: 4.6

4.6
37 reviews
Top Destinations: Moscow (city thumbnail)

Rating: 4.9

4.9
8 reviews
Top Destinations: Tbilisi (city thumbnail)

Rating: 4.7

4.7
7 reviews
Top Destinations: Sochi (city thumbnail)

Most Popular Language Schools for Russian courses

EDUCA Russian language school
#1 EDUCA Russian language school
St. Petersburg, Russia

Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 24 reviews
Echo Eastern Europe
#2 Echo Eastern Europe
Kiev, Ukraine

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 35 reviews
Derzhavin Institute
#3 Derzhavin Institute
St. Petersburg, Russia

Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 26 reviews

Interesting information about

Key facts about Russian

Origin of Russian: Russian originates from the Slavic languages spoken by the Eastern Slavs living in the area of modern day European Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. These languages merged into Old East Slavic, the commercial language of Kievan Rus' in the 9th century, from which modern day Russian is descended. 

Regional differences: Variations are often shown in archaic traits that have disappeared from the standard language, but have been preserved in certain dialects. These variations are found in all aspects of the language; pronunciation, intonation, vocabulary and grammar. 

Language family: Indo-European

Native speakers: 150 million worldwide: Russia (118 million), Ukraine (14 million), Belarus (6 million), Kazakhstan (4 million), Germany (2 million), Israel (1 million).

Major dialects: Northern dialects (northern and north-eastern European Russia, from Veliky Novgorod to the Perm and northern Ural regions), Southern dialects (western and southern parts of European Russia), Central or Middle dialects (from Pskov to Tver, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, and down to the Lower Volga region).

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