The history of Russian language teaching in India is fascinating and dates back to the pre-independence period. Though the 1990s witnessed a decline in Russian language teaching, the interest in the language of famous Russian writers like Pushkin, Chekhov, Block, Tolstoy, Gorky seems to be undergoing a revival in past several years. Here you can find some articles, which may help you with your studies.
Starting in the next academic year, the Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh will start teaching the Russian language and open a new BRICS Countries Department (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa)
The Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in New Delhi, jointly with the Centre of Russian Language Teachers’ Training Centre and the Institute of Russian Language, organised the traditional annual Days of Russian Language, Literature and Culture dedicated to 70th Anniversary of the Victory over fascism in the Great Patriotic War (1941—1945) on January 10-12, 2015
The European Union may establish a Russia-language mass media body with a target Russian-speaking audience in Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and in the European Union countries