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2 online Russian language courses, just for you

Learn to speak Russian

Complete Russian

Discover the fastest way to learn Russian with our Complete Russian online course. Whether you want to start with the Russian alphabet and learn the basics, or advanced phrases to discuss more complicated topics, our course has got you covered.

Learn Russian for Travel with Busuu's online language course

Russian for Travel

If you want to take a trip to Russia, look no further than our Russian for Travel course. Learn all the essential phrases you’ll need to live your best life on your holiday – from asking for directions and making reservations to ordering the regional specialty.

Top tips: how to learn Russian, fast

Learn Russian online in 10 minutes a day

1. Start with 10 minutes

Learn to read and speak basic Russian by trying your first online Russian lesson online, free of charge. Our research shows that learning in 10-minute chunks is best.

Track Russian language learning progress with Busuu's Study Plan

2. Track your progress

Stay motivated by keeping a record of your Russian language progress. Use tools like our Study Plan to track your Fluency Score and the words you’ve learned against your goals.

Be unafraid to make mistakes in Russian when you're learning

3. Make tons of mistakes

Making mistakes and learning from them is a great way to learn the Russian language! So take the plunge, and improve faster with feedback from native speakers, thanks to our app’s Conversations feature.

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