Russia and especially the Russian language seem to be important to the Night Vale narrative, for reasons yet unclear.
- "Russian" is to be added to the Night Vale School System curriculum of foreign languages.
- The Apache Tracker only speaks Russian after he is transformed into a Native American.
- Cecil suggests that a Russian (or Ukrainian) dictionary or hymnal is preferred for constructing a dream journal.
- Mayor Pamela Winchell says "several things that sounded like Russian vulgarities".
- Michael Sandero, after an accident, is left with a second head that speaks only Russian.
- The Museum of Forbidden Technologies' special exhibit “A Startling and Highly Forbidden Piece of Technology Brought to Us by Time Travelers, or Ancient Long-Dead Aliens, or Russians, or Whatever.”
- Megan Wallaby's pinky ring is inscribed with Cyrillic characters.
- Nulogorsk, Night Vale's sister city, is in Russia; a stray submarine with a Russian visitor appeared in 2014.
- Cecil's college diploma includes the phrase "A real people person" in Russian.
- Russian is used as an example foreign language in Water Failure.
- Nulogorsk both is and isn't destroyed in 1983.
- Night Vale has Russian-speaking press in Faceless Old Women, and the Sheriff's Secret Police spokesdeer speaks Russian.
- While trying to communicate with the ghost of Marcus Vanston's French-speaking cat, Teddy Williams concludes that although he doesn't speak French he has a Russian dictionary and because the two languages are both so dissimilar to English, they have to be similar to each other .
- Cecil mentions a matryoshka doll, which is a traditional Russian toy .
- The pronunciation of Michigan as "Mitchigan" is the Russian pronunciation of the state. 
- ↑ Episode 5 The Shape in Grove Park (episode)
- ↑ Episode 11 Wheat & Wheat By-Products
- ↑ Episode 25 One Year Later
- ↑ Episode 12 A Story About You.
- ↑ Episode 22 The Whispering Forest
- ↑ Episode 24 The Mayor (episode)
- ↑ Episode 30 Dana (episode)
- ↑ Episode 32 Yellow Helicopters
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 Episode 60 Water Failure
- ↑ Episode 33 Cassette
- ↑ Episode 34 A Beautiful Dream
- ↑ Episode 40 The Deft Bowman
- ↑ Episode 44 Cookies
- ↑ Episode 67 Best Of?
- ↑ Episode 68 Faceless Old Women
- ↑ Ghost Stories
- ↑ Episode 110 Matryoshka
- ↑ Episode 58 Monolith
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