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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.

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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.

How to build confidence in Russian with Busuu

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2. Make swift progress

See steady improvement as you complete chapters, checkpoint quizzes, and challenges in Russian. You’ll amaze yourself with what you can do!

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

3. Firm up your knowledge

Feel better prepared for the real world as you practice with fluent Russian speakers and work through to B2-level lessons. The Busuu Community are always here to support you.

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