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Russian is spoken by roughly two hundred million within Russia and abroad. As the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages and one of the official languages of the United Nations today Russian is mainly spoken in Russia but continues to be widely spoken, as well as an important means of communication, between other nations of the former Soviet Union. Russian cultural heritage is widely known throughout the world and knowledge of the Russian language is a must to fully enjoy and understand it. From universally recognised literary greats such as Chekhov, Tolstoy and Dostoevsky to the stars of the Russian ballet such as Anna Pavlova, Russian talent has pervaded every genre of music, art and literature.
Speaking Russian in the modern world opens doors to employment in a variety of industries, from oil and gas, to teaching, translation, and interpreting. Russian can open doors to employment in a variety of industries including oil, teaching, translation, and interpreting. Russia boasts huge exports of oil that keeps Russia as one the biggest energy producing powerhouses on the world stage, and learning Russian greatly improves your chances of success in these job markets. With Cactus you can choose from a variety of Russian courses in various locations, and be sure of professional tuition from qualified native speakers.
From a one-week Russian language course to a full academic year programme which allows total immersion, we will help you chose the right Russian course for you, whatever your Russian language learning goals.
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For more information on our Russian language courses, please contact Cactus Language today.