Spoken by: primary language: about 164 million. Secondary language: 114 million. Total: 278 million
Spoken in: Russia, minorities in countries of the former Soviet Union, San Javier (Uruguay), emigrant communities around the world, notably Israel.
Language family: Slavic

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There is an FSI-course for Russian.

Sublearning - Russian to English movie subtitle flash cards

First Russian Reader is a free on-line resource with audio tracks: