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Russian surnames are often influenced by Ethnicity,language and religion.
Ethnic Groups: Russian 77.7%, Tatar 3.7%, Ukrainian 1.4%, Bashkir 1.1%, Chuvash 1%, Chechen 1%.
Languages of Russian Federation:
Main Language: Russian 85.7%.
Other languages spoken are Tatar 3.2%, Chechen 1%.
Religion: Russian Orthodox 60-80%, Muslim 10-15%.
If you are looking for Russian surnames, these factors may affect the surname you choose.