Let’s get acquainted! Take a free trial lesson, we will assess your language level, and you will see how we hold online and offline sessions.

Free introductory lesson online or in our office in Minsk

Let's get acquainted! Take a free trial lesson, we will determine your language proficiency, and you will see how online classes are held.

Russian courses




We provide visa support to our students, although citizens from 74 countries have the right to stay in Belarus without visa for up to 30 days. If you plan to study for longer, please click below for a free consultation.


Would you like to be easily and comfortably transported from the airport to your accommodation place? We will pick you up at the airport so you can feel safe and save some time.


We will arrange your accomodation! We collaborate with hostels, hotels and estate agencies and we are very glad to welcome our guests. You can also stay in a native speakers’ family.


The exam offers a great opportunity to assess your Russian level covering all it’s major aspects. You will be able to study and work in Russian speaking countries, take masters and PhD programs in Russian, take part in international exchange programs and internships.


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Take a free consultation or trial session

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Book your studies

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Choose visa / visa-free trip to Belarus or online studies​

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Take the course

About leader

The school of Russian language Leader is the biggest private educational centre for adults

We work in 27 cities of Belarus, use modern technologies and have experienced teachers. We are one of the schools that invites foreigners to study Russian to the safe and beautiful country of Belarus, where everyone speaks Russian. More than 500 companies trust us to teach their employers.

We have excellent teachers with lots of experience. They are always ready to help and support their students with any questions they may have.

Our school is located in the heart of Minsk

Leader is located in a historical building in the center of the city.

You can go on shopping trips, or enjoy our traditional meals, while admiring the sights downtown.

It is a great opportunity to immerse into the Belarusian culture, explore different places and practice Russian with native speakers.

Also, Minsk will certainly be appreciated by nature lovers. Parks and green areas are located everywhere, thu the air is pure and fresh.


Test of Russian as foreign language
We are an acredited TORFL exam center

The TORFL exam has been developed to standardize the teaching system for foreign citizens in Russian speaking countries and to include it in the unified educational sphere of Europe. The certificate given with the exam results has official status both in Russia and Europe.

As the other major international exams, TORFL assesses the language proficiency level in different aspects – grammar, vocabulary, reading, listening comprehension, and speaking.

TORFL is a big step in the learning of the Russian language, and it may be of great help in several fields for anyone who gives it a try.


Elena Yablonskaya

Elena has around 20 years of teaching experience. She graduated from the Belarusian State University, did a master in teaching methodology in Germany and completed advanced trainings in Turkey. She is a supervisor of corporate training and has graduates in such international companies as IKEA and NAFTAN.

Why should you study russian with us?

We have certified teachers only. Every teacher motivates and monitors the progress of it's students to help them overcome the language barrier!
We have created an appealing discount system for our students.
Learn Russian in a country where everyone speaks Russia.
Immerse yourself in the Russian culture. There is so much more about us than the language.
Visa support and visa-free entrance for 74 countries.


№1 Educational Courses in Belarus

The Educational Center Leader has been officially awarded with the №1 Educational Courses Title in Belarus. The annual Choice of the Year festival takes place in Minsk.

School of Russian Leader at the ICEF Workshops in Berlin

The School of Russian Leader has always had the tradition of taking part in the ICEF Workshop in Berlin. Every year thousands of educational profesionals meet in Berlin.

People's Brand award

From 2015 to 2020 the Educational Center "Leader" has been awarded with the People's Brand Title in Belarus. This honorary title is decided on the basis of consumer preferences.

Lider is the acredited TORFL exam center

The TORFL Exam was created with the aim of standardising the teaching system for foreign citizens in Russia and the inclusion of Russia in the unified educational sphere of Europe.

Let’s check your language level?


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