Russian is a fascinating and useful language written in the Cyrillic script. It serves as an official language of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and the United Nations.
Approximately 150 million people speak Russian as their first language and 260 million as their second. This makes Russian the most spoken native language in Europe and the 8th most spoken language in the world.
6.4% of internet content is in Russian making it the second most prevalent language on the internet following English. Russian is also one of only two working languages aboard the International space station.
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Use: Niche - Regional - Extensive - Global