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Amsterdam asks: What languages are spoken in Jewish Autonomous Oblast?
Expert's answer:
According to the 2010 census, in the JAO with a total population of 176,558 people and a Jewish population of 1,628 people, 97 people (6% of the Jewish population) mentioned that they can speak Yiddish, 312 people (19% of the Jewish population) - Hebrew, and Hebrew without specification - 54 people. The population of the region in general, and Jews in particular, don't use Yiddish as a spoken language, although there is a certain interest in Yiddish culture in this region, a newspaper is published, plays are staged, some books are published.
Orpheus asks: How would you suggest learning Russian? I'd like to move there someday
Expert's answer:
We can't give any recommendations, just google something like Russian language online and you will have a number of different sites with free courses and lessons.
Gurmeet asks: Which languages are used/spoken in Ufa?
Expert's answer:
About 50% of the population of Ufa are Russians, 26% Bashkirs, 20% Tatars. The main language is Russian, but Bashkir and Tatar languages are also spoken. There are newspapers and periodicals in all these languages available.

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