Language:  Russian

Population of Groups Speaking

136,440,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

111

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Alutor Russia 2,000 2,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Belarusian Kazakhstan 87,000 9,394,000 Christianity 72.00 % 1.30 % -
 Chinese, general Russia 30,000 15,473,000 Non-Religious 6.00 % 5.70 % -
 Chuvan Russia 1,600 2,200 Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Enets, Yenisei Samoyed Russia 200 200 Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Finnish Kazakhstan 700 5,676,000 Christianity 84.00 % 12.00 % -
 German Kazakhstan 209,000 66,484,000 Christianity 66.00 % 2.10 % -
 Greek Kazakhstan 14,000 10,219,000 Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Itelmen Russia 3,300 3,300 Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.94 % 1
Izhor, Ingrian Russia 300 1,100 Christianity 70.00 % 0.80 % -
 Jew, Eastern Yiddish-speaking Kazakhstan 4,200 650,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jew, Karaite Russia 200 1,800 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jew, Russian Canada 101,000 1,600,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Jew, Russian Israel 684,000 1,600,000 Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.80 % 14
 Jew, Russian United States 654,000 1,600,000 Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 % 13
 Jew, Russian Russia 160,000 1,600,000 Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.80 % 3
 Jew, Russian Turkmenistan 700 1,600,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kamchadal Russia 2,000 2,000 Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Karelian Kazakhstan 600 76,000 Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
Kereks Russia 400 400 Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Korean Kazakhstan 183,000 81,089,000 Non-Religious 31.00 % 16.00 % -
 Negidal, Nizovsk Russia 500 500 Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Nganasan, Tavgi Samoyed Russia 900 900 Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Orochi Russia 600 1,500 Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Orok Russia 300 1,200 Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Romani, Domari Kazakhstan 6,400 3,554,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Romani, Domari Tajikistan 3,200 3,554,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Romani, Ruska Roma Russia 209,000 209,000 Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 % -
 Russian Denmark 5,800 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Monaco 400 133,961,000 Christianity 70.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Portugal 4,100 133,961,000 Christianity 77.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Spain 55,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Svalbard 1,200 133,961,000 Christianity 85.00 % 1.80 % -
 Russian Afghanistan 900 133,961,000 Non-Religious 31.00 % 0.30 % -
 Russian Azerbaijan 130,000 133,961,000 Christianity 58.00 % 0.40 % -
 Russian Armenia 12,000 133,961,000 Christianity 62.00 % 0.80 % -
 Russian Argentina 32,000 133,961,000 Christianity 70.00 % 0.40 % -
 Russian Australia 27,000 133,961,000 Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Russian Austria 33,000 133,961,000 Christianity 70.00 % 0.40 % -
 Russian Belgium 62,000 133,961,000 Christianity 70.00 % 0.30 % -
 Russian Belarus 707,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 0.50 % -
 Russian Brazil 144,000 133,961,000 Christianity 63.00 % 2.00 % -
 Russian Bulgaria 9,300 133,961,000 Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
 Russian Canada 112,000 133,961,000 Christianity 70.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian China 23,000 133,961,000 Christianity 55.00 % 0.50 % -
 Russian Chile 1,900 133,961,000 Christianity 60.00 % 0.80 % -
 Russian Cuba 1,000 133,961,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Cyprus 11,000 133,961,000 Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Egypt 2,000 133,961,000 Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Ireland 4,100 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Estonia 308,000 133,961,000 Christianity 60.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Ethiopia 1,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Czechia 14,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Finland 31,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian France 130,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Georgia 26,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Germany 227,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Greece 12,000 133,961,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Croatia 1,200 133,961,000 Non-Religious 35.00 % 0.30 % -
 Russian Hungary 13,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Iran 2,700 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Italy 31,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Kyrgyzstan 410,000 133,961,000 Christianity 62.00 % 3.00 % -
 Russian Korea, North 5,200 133,961,000 Christianity 66.90 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Korea, South 17,000 133,961,000 Christianity 75.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Kazakhstan 3,814,000 133,961,000 Christianity 55.00 % 1.23 % -
 Russian Latvia 452,000 133,961,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.45 % -
 Russian Lithuania 141,000 133,961,000 Christianity 66.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Slovakia 3,200 133,961,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Moldova 110,000 133,961,000 Christianity 75.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Mongolia 2,900 133,961,000 Christianity 78.00 % 1.00 % -
 Russian Montenegro 1,000 133,961,000 Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 % -
 Russian Morocco 900 133,961,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.00 % -
 Russian Mexico 103,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Mozambique 4,800 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Netherlands 7,200 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Norway 23,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian New Zealand 6,300 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Paraguay 900 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Peru 1,700 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Poland 22,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Serbia 3,600 133,961,000 Christianity 72.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Russia 117,301,000 133,961,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.47 % -
 Russian Slovenia 30,000 133,961,000 Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
 Russian Sweden 9,200 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Syria 2,800 133,961,000 Christianity 66.00 % 1.00 % -
 Russian Switzerland 10,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Tajikistan 27,000 133,961,000 Christianity 61.00 % 1.50 % -
 Russian Turkey 37,000 133,961,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Turkmenistan 165,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 0.80 % -
 Russian United Kingdom 29,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Ukraine 7,441,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 2.43 % -
 Russian United States 791,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Uruguay 14,000 133,961,000 Christianity 73.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Uzbekistan 760,000 133,961,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.57 % -
 Russian Venezuela 4,700 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian West Bank / Gaza 800 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian Yemen 12,000 133,961,000 Christianity 68.00 % 1.20 % -
 Russian, Lipovan Romania 21,000 133,961,000 Christianity 67.00 % 1.20 % -
Saami, Kildin Russia 400 500 Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 % -
Saami, Ter Russia 400 400 Christianity 60.00 % 1.00 % -
 Tatar, Chulym Russia 400 400 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Taz Russia 300 300 Non-Religious 5.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Tofalar Russia 800 800 Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Turk, Meskhetian Kazakhstan 48,000 281,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk, Meskhetian Russia 62,000 281,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Udege Russia 1,500 1,500 Ethnic Religions 0.30 % 0.20 % 1
 Ukrainian Tajikistan 1,300 36,919,000 Christianity 77.00 % 3.00 % -
Vod, Votish Russia Unknown Unknown Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
Yukagir Russia 1,600 1,600 Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Yupik, Naukan Russia 500 500 Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.80 % 1
  Totals:  111           27     55
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Arab, Uzbeki Tajikistan 5,100 23,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Armenian Kyrgyzstan 800 6,267,000 Christianity 93.03 % 9.00 % -
 Avar Kazakhstan 1,400 840,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Azerbaijani Kyrgyzstan 22,000 10,022,000 Islam 1.01 % 0.00 % 1
 Azerbaijani Kazakhstan 99,000 10,022,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.00 % 2
 Balkar Kyrgyzstan 1,400 117,000 Islam 2.03 % 0.00 % 1
 Bashkir Kyrgyzstan 900 1,711,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bashkir Kazakhstan 24,000 1,711,000 Islam 3.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Bulgarian Kyrgyzstan 500 6,831,000 Christianity 77.84 % 1.90 % -
 Bulgarian Kazakhstan 4,900 6,831,000 Christianity 80.00 % 1.90 % -
 Buriat, Russian Kazakhstan 700 472,000 Buddhism 12.00 % 0.80 % -
 Chechen Kyrgyzstan 1,800 1,728,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chinese, general Kyrgyzstan 1,000 15,473,000 Buddhism 4.43 % 2.00 % 1
 Chinese, general Tajikistan 1,000 15,473,000 Non-Religious 10.00 % 0.00 % -
 Chuvash Kazakhstan 8,200 1,510,000 Christianity 35.00 % 1.00 % -
 Dargin Kyrgyzstan 2,400 459,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dungan Kyrgyzstan 69,000 147,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dungan Kazakhstan 68,000 147,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Estonian Kazakhstan 1,000 1,084,000 Non-Religious 45.00 % 4.90 % -
 Gagauzi Turk Kazakhstan 500 176,000 Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 % -
 Georgian Kyrgyzstan 600 3,511,000 Christianity 77.05 % 0.40 % -
 Georgian Kazakhstan 6,000 3,511,000 Christianity 79.00 % 1.50 % -
 Godoberi Russia 3,100 3,100 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Kazakhstan 4,400 885,310,000 Non-Religious 8.00 % 5.70 % -
 Hui, Muslim Chinese Kyrgyzstan 2,000 14,178,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalmyk-Oirat Kyrgyzstan 3,800 653,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Karachai Kyrgyzstan 1,700 253,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kazakh Kyrgyzstan 27,000 15,879,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.10 % 1
 Kazakh Kazakhstan 12,199,000 15,879,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.07 % 244
 Kazakh Tajikistan 800 15,879,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Komi-Permyat Kazakhstan 600 99,000 Christianity 45.00 % 1.50 % -
 Korean Tajikistan 800 81,089,000 Non-Religious 23.00 % 12.00 % -
 Kulobi Tajikistan 848,000 848,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 17
 Kurd, Kurmanji Russia 24,000 15,960,000 Islam 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji Kyrgyzstan 16,000 15,960,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kyrgyz Kyrgyzstan 4,773,000 5,770,000 Islam 0.09 % 0.09 % 95
 Kyrgyz Kazakhstan 32,000 5,770,000 Islam 4.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Kyrgyz Tajikistan 71,000 5,770,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lezgin Kyrgyzstan 2,700 665,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lezgin Kazakhstan 3,600 665,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lithuanian Kazakhstan 5,100 2,794,000 Christianity 86.00 % 1.10 % -
 Mari, Eastern Kazakhstan 4,600 157,000 Christianity 55.00 % 0.50 % -
 Mari, High Russia 24,000 24,000 Christianity 90.00 % 0.00 % -
 Mingrelian Russia 600 310,000 Christianity 85.00 % 1.00 % -
 Moldavian Kazakhstan 15,000 3,865,000 Christianity 82.00 % 1.00 % -
 Mordvinian Kazakhstan 9,100 106,000 Christianity 65.00 % 1.00 % -
 Polish Kazakhstan 37,000 41,120,000 Christianity 90.00 % 0.30 % -
 Romani, Domari Kyrgyzstan 600 3,554,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Selkup, Ostyak Samoyed Russia 3,700 3,700 Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.70 % 1
 South Asian, general Russia 36,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Tajik Kyrgyzstan 56,000 10,313,000 Islam 0.09 % 0.09 % 1
 Tajik Kazakhstan 39,000 10,313,000 Islam 0.40 % 0.10 % 1
 Tajik Tajikistan 7,276,000 10,313,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 146
 Tatar Kyrgyzstan 25,000 6,437,000 Islam 0.42 % 0.04 % 1
 Tatar Kazakhstan 230,000 6,437,000 Islam 0.70 % 0.09 % 5
 Tatar Russia 5,415,000 6,437,000 Islam 3.00 % 0.49 % 108
 Tatar Tajikistan 8,000 6,437,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tatar, Khakass Kazakhstan 400 76,000 Christianity 55.00 % 1.00 % -
 Turk Kyrgyzstan 48,000 63,836,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turk, Meskhetian Kyrgyzstan 24,000 281,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Turkmen Kyrgyzstan 5,100 8,019,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Udmurt Kazakhstan 7,500 581,000 Christianity 60.00 % 0.40 % -
 Ukrainian Kazakhstan 468,000 36,919,000 Christianity 60.00 % 3.80 % -
 Ulchi Russia 2,800 2,800 Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Uyghur Kyrgyzstan 56,000 12,440,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uzbek, Northern Kyrgyzstan 940,000 31,403,000 Islam 0.18 % 0.18 % 19
 Uzbek, Northern Kazakhstan 534,000 31,403,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Uzbek, Northern Tajikistan 1,148,000 31,403,000 Islam 0.14 % 0.13 % 23
 Yazidi Russia 41,000 737,000 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  69           46     706

Language Alternate Names
Central Asian Russian
Eluosi
Krievu
Okhu-in
Olossu
Rosiys'kyy
Rosiysʹkyy
Rossiya
Rosyjski
Rusija
Rusijos
Russ
Russit
Russki

Dialects
Central Asia
Doukhobour Russian
North Russian
Siberia
South Russian

Dialect Alternate Names
Russian: Central Asia
Russian: Doukhobour Russian
Russian: Siberia

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1815-1993
New Testament 1821-1991
Complete Bible 1680-2016
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Central Asian (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Holy Synod (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Russian
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Four Spiritual Laws
General General Ministry Resources
General Got Questions Ministry
General Open-licensed Bible stories on mobile app
Mobile App Download Audio Bible app as APK File from FCBH
Mobile App Download Audio Bible app from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Biblica's Russian
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Synodal Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Synodal Bible (Protestant Version)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Новый Завет: Современный перевод
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter Christ for the Nations
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter The Ancient Path (Russian)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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