Russian language is an East Slavic language, the national language of the Russian people. It is one of the most common languages ​​in the world being the sixth of all the spoken languages ​​in the world according to the total number of speakers and the eighth largest holding it as a family language.

Russian is also the most common Slavic language and the most common language in Europe - geographically and in the number of native speakers.

The number of Russian-speaking in Russia is 137.5 million people (2010). Russian is spoken by about 260 million people in the world (2014).

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