Language:  Russian

Population of Groups Speaking

136,612,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

112

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(112 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Alutor Russia 2,000
 Belarusian Kazakhstan 89,000
 Chinese, general Russia 29,000
 Chuvan Russia 1,600
 Enets, Yenisei Samoyed Russia 200
 Finnish Kazakhstan 700
 German Kazakhstan 214,000
 Greek Kazakhstan 14,000
 Itelmen Russia 3,200
 Izhor, Ingrian Russia 300
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-speaking Kazakhstan 2,500
 Jew, Karaite Russia 200
 Jew, Russian Azerbaijan 6,900
 Jew, Russian Canada 102,000
 Jew, Russian Turkmenistan 700
 Jew, Russian Israel 704,000
 Jew, Russian Russia 146,000
 Jew, Russian United States 664,000
 Kamchadal Russia 1,900
 Karelian Kazakhstan 600
 Kerek Russia 400
 Korean Kazakhstan 187,000
 Negidal, Nizovsk Russia 500
 Nganasan, Tavgi Samoyed Russia 900
 Orochi Russia 600
 Orok Russia 300
 Romani, Domari Kazakhstan 6,500
 Romani, Domari Tajikistan 3,200
 Romani, Ruska Roma Russia 207,000
 Russian Argentina 32,000
 Russian Australia 54,000
 Russian Austria 33,000
 Russian Belgium 62,000
 Russian Afghanistan 1,000
 Russian Azerbaijan 142,000
 Russian Chile 2,000
 Russian Denmark 6,500
 Russian Ireland 4,200
 Russian Armenia 11,000
 Russian Belarus 714,000
 Russian Brazil 145,000
 Russian Bulgaria 9,100
 Russian Canada 113,000
 Russian China 23,000
 Russian Ethiopia 1,000
 Russian Finland 31,000
 Russian Cuba 1,000
 Russian Cyprus 11,000
 Russian Egypt 2,100
 Russian Estonia 275,000
 Russian Czechia 14,000
 Russian France 129,000
 Russian Germany 1,379,000
 Russian Croatia 1,100
 Russian Hungary 5,400
 Russian Georgia 25,000
 Russian Greece 43,000
 Russian Iran 2,800
 Russian Italy 30,000
 Russian Kyrgyzstan 345,000
 Russian Korea, North 5,300
 Russian Korea, South 17,000
 Russian Montenegro 1,000
 Russian Monaco 300
 Russian Kazakhstan 3,486,000
 Russian Latvia 449,000
 Russian Lithuania 144,000
 Russian Slovakia 5,800
 Russian Moldova 89,000
 Russian Mongolia 2,900
 Russian Mexico 2,300
 Russian Netherlands 7,400
 Russian Norway 23,000
 Russian Morocco 900
 Russian Mozambique 5,000
 Russian New Zealand 6,700
 Russian Paraguay 900
 Russian Peru 1,700
 Russian Poland 23,000
 Russian Portugal 4,100
 Russian Slovenia 31,000
 Russian Spain 84,000
 Russian Svalbard 1,200
 Russian Serbia 3,000
 Russian Russia 117,379,000
 Russian Sweden 9,500
 Russian Syria 3,400
 Russian Switzerland 17,000
 Russian Turkey 37,000
 Russian United Kingdom 58,000
 Russian United States 804,000
 Russian Tajikistan 28,000
 Russian Turkmenistan 174,000
 Russian Ukraine 6,706,000
 Russian Uruguay 14,000
 Russian Uzbekistan 776,000
 Russian Venezuela 4,600
 Russian West Bank / Gaza 800
 Russian Yemen 13,000
 Russian, Lipovan Romania 21,000
 Saami, Kildin Russia 400
Saami, Ter Russia 400
 Tatar, Chulym Russia 400
Taz Russia 300
 Tofalar Russia 800
 Turk, Meskhetian Kazakhstan 49,000
 Turk, Meskhetian Russia 79,000
 Udege Russia 1,500
 Ukrainian Tajikistan 1,400
Vod, Votish Russia Unknown
Yukagir Russia 1,600
 Yupik, Naukan Russia 500
  Totals:  112     28
Secondary Language
(69 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Arab, Uzbeki Tajikistan 5,200
 Armenian Kyrgyzstan 800
 Avar Kazakhstan 1,400
 Azerbaijani Kyrgyzstan 21,000
 Azerbaijani Kazakhstan 101,000
 Balkar Kyrgyzstan 1,400
 Bashkir Kyrgyzstan 900
 Bashkir Kazakhstan 24,000
 Bulgarian Kyrgyzstan 500
 Bulgarian Kazakhstan 5,000
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700
 Chechen Kyrgyzstan 1,700
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000
 Chinese, general Tajikistan 1,000
 Chuvash Kazakhstan 8,400
 Dargin Kyrgyzstan 2,400
 Dungan Kyrgyzstan 74,000
 Dungan Kazakhstan 70,000
 Estonian Kazakhstan 1,000
 Gagauz Kazakhstan 500
 Georgian Kyrgyzstan 600
 Georgian Kazakhstan 6,100
 Godoberi Russia 3,100
 Hui, Muslim Chinese Kyrgyzstan 2,000
 Ishkashimi Tajikistan 1,700
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,800
 Karachai Kyrgyzstan 1,700
 Kazakh Kyrgyzstan 36,000
 Kazakh Kazakhstan 12,914,000
 Kazakh Tajikistan 800
 Komi-Permyat Kazakhstan 600
 Korean Tajikistan 800
 Kulobi Tajikistan 866,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Russia 23,000
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kyrgyzstan 16,000
 Kyrgyz Kyrgyzstan 4,807,000
 Kyrgyz Kazakhstan 33,000
 Kyrgyz Tajikistan 73,000
 Lezgin Kyrgyzstan 2,700
 Lezgin Kazakhstan 3,600
 Lithuanian Kazakhstan 5,200
 Mari, Eastern Kazakhstan 4,700
 Mari, High Russia 24,000
 Mingrelian Russia 600
 Moldavian Kazakhstan 16,000
 Mordvinian Kazakhstan 9,300
 Polish Kazakhstan 38,000
 Romani, Domari Kyrgyzstan 600
 Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed Russia 3,700
 South Asian, general Russia 35,000
 Tajik Kyrgyzstan 58,000
 Tajik Kazakhstan 40,000
 Tajik Tajikistan 7,351,000
 Tatar Kyrgyzstan 27,000
 Tatar Tajikistan 8,200
 Tatar Kazakhstan 235,000
 Tatar Russia 5,371,000
 Tatar, Khakass Kazakhstan 500
 Turk Kyrgyzstan 45,000
 Turk, Meskhetian Kyrgyzstan 24,000
 Turkmen Kyrgyzstan 5,100
 Udmurt Kazakhstan 7,600
 Ukrainian Kazakhstan 478,000
 Ulchi Russia 2,800
 Uyghur Kyrgyzstan 59,000
 Uzbek, Northern Kyrgyzstan 965,000
 Uzbek, Northern Kazakhstan 546,000
 Uzbek, Northern Tajikistan 1,171,000
 Yazidi Russia 41,000
  Totals:  69     47

Language Alternate Names
Central Asian Russian
Eluosi
Krievu
Okhu-in
Olossu
Rosiys'kyy
Rosiysʹkyy
Rossiya
Rosyjski
Rusija
Rusijos
Russ
Russit
Russki

Dialects
Central Asia
Doukhobour Russian
North Russian
Siberia
South Russian

Dialect Alternate Names
Russian: Central Asia
Russian: Doukhobour Russian
Russian: Siberia


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1815-1993
New Testament 1821-1991
Complete Bible 1875-2016

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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
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Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Russian Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Rivka video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Hope Video Mars Hill Media
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Four Spiritual Laws Campus Crusade for Christ
General General Ministry Resources General / Other
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General Open-licensed Bible stories on mobile app Distant Shores
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah Al Massira
General Zume Resources Zume Project
General Zume Training Zume Project
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
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Mobile App Download audio Bible app from Google Play Store Faith Comes by Hearing
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway scripture Bible Gateway
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Comic Book Version Super Bible / Comic Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Russian YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Russian YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Russian YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Russian YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract General / Other
Text / Printed Matter Children and youth resources One Hope
Text / Printed Matter Christ for the Nations General / Other
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book General / Other
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Russian Literacy & Evangelism International
Text / Printed Matter The Ancient Path Live Global
Text / Printed Matter Tools for faith conversations Campus Crusade for Christ
Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies World Missionary Press