The Russian language is one of the world’s major languages, ranked fifth for number of primary/secondary speakers according to Wikipedia with nearly 300 million speakers all over the world. It is the most spoken language in Europe currently, the native language of Russia, and widely spoken in Germany, Israel, the United States, Canada, and other parts of Europe. According to the experts, Russian is one among several of the hardest languages on Earth to learn, requiring extensive study and research to become fluent.
Standard Russian is the main Russian dialect, used for centuries, but there are many regional dialects still utilized in modern society. In total, there are more than a dozen Russian dialects, many with sub-dialects individual to a specific region. These dialects include:
There are also a few languages with Russian roots, mostly native and regional languages adapted from both Russian and a secondary language, such as Ukrainian, German, English, Norwegian, Belarusian, and Aleut. Some of these languages are primarily slang, a few are almost extinct now, and some are used only in that native region. If you need help choosing the correct dialect for your project, please let us know! The dialects are rarely interchangeable, so it is very important to start off with the right team of Russian language professionals.