Yandex is a major Russia-based internet company and search engine with the stated mission of answering any question internet users may have. In 2012 Yandex handled the majority of all search traffic in Russia.
Yandex.Translate is a free online text translation service. The Yandex.Translate API provides developer access to text translation services including language detection. Six language pairs are currently supported, including English-Russian. Responses may be JSON, JSONP, or XML formatted.