If you start studying Russian begin with learning the basics like the alphabet, basic phrases and rules. Learn to make simple sentences about yourself and ask basic questions.
Improve your Russian vocabulary.
If you speak any of those languages, it could be fun to find similar words with Russian.
The basics of grammar are explained in the «Beginners» Unit in English. Here are the explanations in Russian for the higher level.
There are short texts in Russian. These are the answers for questions about Russia and the Russian culture I am often asked by my students. After each text there is a vocabulary box.
Here you can find some useful materials for your lessons, also additional materials for «Russian Souvenir» books.