Russian Translation Services


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Russian translation services in London and the UK

The Russian translation services we provide in the UK – all delivered by highly experienced professionals – will provide a major boost to your activities in Russian-speaking markets.

You’ll be getting your text worked on by a team of highly skilled linguists who are native speakers of your target language. This means our English-to-Russian translators are native Russian speakers who understand your culture as well as their own. And that our Russian-to-English translators are native English speakers with a deep knowledge of the Russian language and culture.

This lets you connect with your target audience in the most compelling way.

Why choose Asian Absolute?

Use us when you need stylish professional localisation of any document into or out of Russian.

It’s not just the basic meaning of your text that we channel for you. We provide both the exacting, precise translations needed for internal documents and the more stylistic approach required for marketing materials. This allows you to get your message across to your target audience in a way that they will easily understand.

Use us when you want to guarantee that:

  • Your final text is completely accurate – and completed to an ISO 9001 certified quality standard, by a company that’s a member of the British Association of Translation Companies and the American Translators Association
  • 24-hour worldwide translation services means your urgent projects are completed in the fastest timeframes
  • You get an efficient, professional, and flexible service provided on five different continents
  • You benefit from the deep, broad knowledge base required to efficiently translate any source document from any industry sector
  • Consistency and cost savings are guaranteed by specialist human translators using the very latest Translation Memory technology
  • Your quote is completely free and without obligation – all translation costs are clearly shown
  • A service that scales to suit your needs – we work with Fortune 500 clients, entrepreneurs, and start-up businesses around the world


Asian Absolute helped in the challenging task of building a world-class translation service. They provide top quality, personal service.

Financial Times

I was extremely impressed by Asian Absolute’s hard work to complete the project to our high standards and within a very tight timeframe.

Global Witness

Many thanks for your help and also for providing an interpreter for the week, she was absolutely fantastic and a real life-saver!

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Our Russian translators – specialists in all industry sectors

For nearly two decades, Asian Absolute has been ensuring that our clients in the UK and across the world receive professional Russian localisation services whenever they need them.

Because we know that effective knowledge of the specialist subject field makes any translation more authoritative, we employ linguists with mastery and qualifications in industry sectors including:



Life Sciences

Banking & Finance

Marketing & PR





Travel & Tourism



Whether it’s a technical document, marketing materials, or internal policies and training that you need to have translated, we localise your content in line with cultural norms and preferences.

Facts about the Russian language

Where is Russian spoken?

Russian is the most widely-spoken native language in Europe. Around 160 million people speak Russian as their first language, and it’s spoken as a second language by almost as many.

Russian is the official language of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan, and is one of the six official languages of the United Nations. Russian is also spoken in the countries of the former Soviet Union (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Byelorussia, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine).

Borrowed vocabulary in modern Russian

Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages, and is one of three living members of the East Slavic languages – the others being Belarusian and Ukrainian.

Over a quarter of the world’s scientific literature is published in Russian. Modern Russian exhibits a large amount of borrowed international vocabulary for science, technology, and politics.

The Russian alphabet – Cyrillic script

Russian is written in the 33-letter Cyrillic alphabet, from left to right. Although inaccessible to readers who don’t know Cyrillic, it’s relatively simple for typesetting, website localisation, and software localisation.

The Russian localisation services we provide in London and the UK

Our Russian translators will accurately localise your content with grammatical differences, cultural sensitivities, and stylistic choices all borne in mind. Whatever materials you need to have translated, we offer services that deliver the high quality you’ll be looking for.

Here is just a small part of the projects we can help you with:

Talk to us now about why you need a Language Service Provider, or enquire for a free quote. We’re here to help you 24/7.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are Russian and Belarusian the same language?

Russian and Belarusian are very closely related to each other, with around 86% of their vocabulary being identical. There are also several dialects that form transitions between the two languages.

In Belarus, both Russian and Belarusian are official languages. However, only around 23% of the population speaks Belarusian and estimates say only around 1 in 10 Belarusians uses the language in their daily lives.

Up until very recently, the use of Belarusian in Belarus was generally discouraged by the government. This may be showing signs of change though, with newfound official nods to promoting national cultural and historical values and the use of Belarusian in a presidential speech.

This could allow formerly relatively fringe intellectuals who continued to teach courses in the language to harness a growing popular interest in rallying around the Belarusian language as a marker of cultural identity.

What language is Russian most similar to?

Russian is part of the East Slavic branch of the Slavic subfamily of the Indo-European language family. The other two members of this branch are Ukrainian and Belarusian. These three languages share around 86% of the same words.

But Russian has a great deal in common with other Slavic languages too. Polish, Czech, Serbian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Bosnian, and Slovene all have high levels of similar vocabulary (many ranging upwards of 70%).

In general, if you speak Russian, you will find it easier to understand the written form of other Slavic languages as pronunciation can be very different indeed. It is also worth bearing in mind that there are many “false friends”, where words in two languages can look almost identical but mean very different things.

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