Ethnic Germans in Russian service in Poland

Do Volga Germans still speak German?

Recruited as immigrants to Russia in the 18th century, they were allowed to maintain their German culture, language, traditions and churches (Lutheran, Reformed, Catholics, Moravians and Mennonites).
Volga Germans.

Kazakhstan 200,000
German, Russian, Kazakh

How many ethnic Germans live in Russia?

394,138 Germans

In the 2010 Russian census, 394,138 Germans were enumerated, down from 597,, making Germans the 20th largest ethnic group in Russia. There are approximately 300,000 Germans living in Siberia.

How many Russian speakers are in Poland?

Native speakers

Country Speakers Percentage
Poland 21,916 0.1%
Romania 23,487 0.11%
Serbia 3,179 0.04%
Slovakia 1,866 0.03%

What is the 2nd hardest language to learn?


2. Arabic. Arabic is the queen of poetic languages, the 6th official language of the UN and second on our list of toughest languages to learn.

What is the closest language to Russian?


Slavic Languages and the Similarities Between Them
Ukrainian and Belarusian are the closest languages, as together with Russian they form the East Slavic group of languages. These three languages have an 86% lexical similarity; that is, they share 86% of the same words.

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