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Praying for the Nations

This week's prayer for the nations will focus on the nation of RUSSIA.

All information was taken from Operation World. Additional information on for this country is here.



Continent: Asia

Capital City: Moscow

Government: Federation

Population: 142,257,519

Major People Groups: Russian 77.7%, Tatar 3.7%, Ukranian 1.4%, Bashkir1.1%, Chuvash 1%, Chechen 1%, other 10.2%, unspecified 3.9%

Religion: Christian 66.90%, Non 19.15%, Muslim 12.50%, Buddhist 0.71%, Ethno 0.40%, Jewish 0.20%, other 0.10%

Language: Russian

GDP Per Capita: $27,900

Literacy Rate: 99.7%



  • Pray for true religious freedom to reign as discrimination and prejudices against evangelicals are rooted out.

  • Pray for the millions who consider themselves Russian Orthodox to embrace spiritual change that leads to biblical faith.

  • Pray for a hope for the future found not in drugs, alcohol, or crime, but in Jesus Christ alone

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