Covering one eighth of the world’s landmass, and extending across nine time zones, is the country of Russia - the homeland of some 143 million people. Because of 70 years of Marxist rule, most everyone shares one common language – Russian. Since the 1991 breakup of the Soviet Union, the Russian language continues to connect 15 federation nations and is spoken by some 300 million people. However, ethnic languages are becoming more and more prominent as groups resurrect their own suppressed identity and reject the Soviet legacy, especially in the southern Caucasus and Central Asia.
In spite of new religious freedoms, resources continue to rank among the greatest need of the Russian believers. To reach the goal of distributing "every available digital resource in every language and to every nation", Digital Bible Society has compiled Russian Treasures, a digital library with Russian Bibles, audio Scriptures, study tools, commentaries, books, video and audio resources. Future releases will incorporate resources for discipleship, evangelism, leadership training as well as additional languages serving the Caucasus, and numerous regions of the Russian Federation.
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