So either you are composing a letter, wall post, or, who knows, maybe even postcard and you want to know how to write hello in Russian. Well, you are in luck, because here you will find out how to do just that! Formally speaking (or writing) you will use “zdravsvtvuyte” - здравствуйте (ZDRAST-vuy-tye). It literally means “be well”. Perhaps the easiest (and shortest) way how to write hello in Russian is “privet” - привет (pre-VYET). How to write hello in Russian can also vary by time of day. For good morning there is “dobroe utro” - доброе утро (DOUGH-bro-ye U-tra). Good afternoon would be “dobry den” - добрый день (DOUGH-bree d’YAYn). Good evening is “dobry vecher” - добрый вечер (DOUGH-bree VYE-cher). Knowing how to write hello in Russian will enable you to correspond with Russian speakers. Written language is crucial in today’s world of email and social networking. So feel free to try out these different ways of how to write hello in Russian with people you know. Chances are you’ll impress them dearly!