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Russian language becomes most common in Europe and online

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Russian language becomes most common in Europe and online


15.04.2019


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Russian language is considered native for 120 million Europeans, and it is the most common in this part of the world. This was announced by the Counselor-Envoy of Russian Embassy in Sarajevo Alexey Kerestedzhiyants, referring to the data of the Council of Europe for the last year. According to statistics, Russian language is also the most common on the Internet, and Runet remains one of the fastest growing sectors of the World Wide Web, according to Rossiyskaya Gazeta.

Aleksei Kerestedziyants notes a steady increase in interest in learning Russian in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republika Srpska. The diplomat explains this by activating the work of the Russian business in the indicated territories, tourist projects and holding of international-level sports competitions in Russia.

In addition, programs to attract foreign students to Russian universities and educational events play a positive role. Total Dictation was held in Bosnia and Herzegovina on April 13. The venue of the action was Russian Center, opened by Russkiy Mir Foundation at the People’s and University Library of Republika Srpska in Banja Luka.

According to Alexei Kerestedzhiyants, Total Dictation and Perspectives of Russian Language in Republika Srpska round table held at Russian Center in late March contributed to the return of the popularity of Russian language to local population.

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