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Comprehensive general data for Russian language
Language NameRussian
Language Name (Local)Русский
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ru
Language Code (ISO 639-2)rus
Language Code (ISO 639-3)rus
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What language is 'ru'?

Many people wants to know what language is 'ru'? The answer is that the ru language is Russian and it is used in 8 countries. In many resources, you may also find that Russian is also known as Русский in local language. Russian has ISO 639 codes like ru (ISO 639-1), rus (ISO 639-2) and rus (ISO 639-3). The language ISO 639-1 is also used with a conjugation with a country code to create a locale code like ru-AQ for Antarctica.