The Russian language is not only one of the most widespread languages, but also the richest. There are many factors that make it possible to attribute it to the languages of international communication.
The spread of the Russian language goes far beyond the borders of Russia. The same can be said, for example, about English, which is used not only in those countries where it is state or official.
There are various spheres, both international and interstate, in which the Russian language is widely used. One example is its use as a "language of science", i.e. means by which communication between scientists from different states is carried out. At the same time, the Russian language is also used to store and encode world knowledge. So, it is in Russian and English that most of them are preserved.
Various communication systems common in the world, such as space communications, air communications, radio transmissions, etc. actively use the Russian language. In particular, this is due to the achievements of the state in these areas, as well as the large number of native speakers in other countries.
One of the important functions performed by the Russian language is the social function. For example, it acts as a kind of language that mediates both in the dissemination of knowledge and in leveling their level.
Education is another significant function of the Russian language. A large number of people, including young people, study in this language and in countries that are classified as developing. In the world, the Russian language ranks fifth in terms of the number of people who speak it. Ahead of it are only languages such as Chinese, Hindi and Urdu combined, English and Spanish. As for Russian, a total of about half a billion people know it. And such important criteria for the international language as the coverage of various countries, the large settlement of speakers, cultural significance, etc. Russian language is fully possessed.