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Revision as of 18:15, 10 December 2013 by Adityam (Removed old MkII instructions and copied example from mailing list)
To use Russian in ConTeXt MkIV, you need a font that has cyrillic letters, e.g. the DejaVu fonts which are shipped with the ConTeXt Standalone.
\setupbodyfont[dejavu] \mainlanguage[russian] \starttext Немного русского текста для пробы. \stoptext
For more details on how to change fonts in ConTeXt, see Fonts in LuaTeX