The Russian Wikipedia (Russian: Русская Википедия, romanized: Russkaya Vikipediya) is the Russian-language edition of Wikipedia. As of September 2022, it has 1,856,324 articles. It was started on 11 May 2001. In October 2015, it became the sixth-largest Wikipedia by the number of articles.
Although Russian is the native language of a significant part of the country's population, it occupies a modest role in Israel's education system. Hebrew University started teaching Russian in 1962. In public schools, the first Russian-language classes were opened in the 1970s in large cities.