Russia is a land rich in literature, philosophy, classical music, ballet, architecture and technology. A huge number of great literary works come from Russian writers such as Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Chekhov, Tolstoy and Turgenev. Russian is the most widely spoken ‘Slavik’ language in the world, spoken by over 300 million people worldwide. It is also one of the five official languages of the United Nations, making it a truly global language. Trade between the business world and Russia is on the rise, especially in construction, industry and information technology. Learn Russian and discover the culture of this unusual and beautiful language.