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Russia map Russia is the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), made up of the republics of the former Soviet union. Changeover to a free market economy has been slow.

Population: 140 million.
Language: Russian.
Main religions: Russian Orthodox, Islam.

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CBM activities Brothers and sisters are mostly isolated. There are regular visits, an annual Bible school in the summer, a Youth Week in the summer, and several regional mini-Bible schools. There are many correspondence course students tutored by brothers and sisters in Montenegro, Chelyabinsk and Tomsk. Russian-language books, magazines and Sunday School lessons are produced.

Ecclesias Small groups in Bryansk, Chelyabinsk, Efremov, Kazan, Krasnodar, Lipetsk, Moscow, St Petersburg, Saratov, Talitsa, Tomsk, Yelets (about 200 members)

Picture story Picture story Tomsk in October (2017)

Picture story Picture story St Petersburg and Moscow (2010)

Picture story Picture story Moscow Bible School (2009)

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