Russian is a Category III language. It takes on average 48 weeks of full-time training to reach a limited working proficiency (ILR level 2). The exact time needed will depend on many factors, including a person’s language learning ability, intensity of instruction, and prior experience in learning a foreign language.
Where is RUSSIAN an official language?
Countries where this language is an official language: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Estonia, Georgia, Belarus, Russia