Learn Russian at a Russian Language School in Russia

Russian schools in Russia offering Russian language classes, Russian culture courses, and more!
Russian Courses in Russia

Russian schools in Astrakhan
Russian schools in Irkutsk
Russian schools in Kaliningrad
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About Russia

Russia extends over much of northern Eurasia and shares borders with 14 countries. it is the largest country in the world, covering more than an eighth of the Earth's land area. It extends across the whole of northern Asia and 40% of Europe, spanning 11 time zones and incorporating a great range of environments and landforms. Russia has the world's greatest reserves of mineral and energy resources, and is considered an energy superpower. It has a population of approximately 142 million inhabitants, making it the ninth largest country in the world.

The Russian Federation is a diverse, multi-ethnic society, home to as many as 160 different ethnic groups and indigenous peoples. Though Russia's population is comparatively large, its population density is low because of the country's enormous size. Population is densest in European Russia.

Moscow and Saint Petersburg are Russia's largest cities.

Russia has a free education system guaranteed to all citizens and has a literacy rate of 99.4%. Entry to higher education is highly competitive. As a result of great emphasis on science and technology in education, Russian medical, mathematical, scientific, and space and aviation research is generally of a high order.

Russian literature is considered to be among the most influential and developed in the world, contributing much of the world's most famous literary works. Russia's literary history dates back to the 10th century and by the early 19th century a native tradition had emerged, producing some of the greatest writers of all time.