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​Russia is a country in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia, which for most of the twentieth century was part of the communist Soviet Union. Today, aside from other Christians, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has a small representation in the country.

The Russian Mission was the first Russian church unit. It operated from 1890 to 1901, when it was divided into the North Russian Mission, Middle Russian Mission, and South Russian Conference.

The Russian Union Conference was a church unit that comprised the Russian Empire from 1908 to 1913, excluding Finland, and Siberia after 1911.

Silvano Chepsiror araap Ruto was a pioneer Adventist evangelist, lay leader, and administrator in northern Nandi in western Kenya.

Mispereth Rutolyo was an educator, an administrator, and a front-line pastor who built the first church in the town of Tanzania.

Rwanda is a republic in east-central Africa. It is one of the countries that comprise the East-Central Africa Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

Rwanda Union Mission is part of the East-Central Africa Division. As of 2019, Rwanda Union was the largest union in the East-Central Africa Division in terms of membership.

Rwenzori Field is one of the six fields and one mission that currently constitute the Uganda Union of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Adventist activity in the Rwenzori mountains began in 1946 when M. E. Lind reached Kazingo, located at the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains.

Papali’I John Ryan was born and educated in Apia, Samoa. Although he was early employed as a stevedore, rugby football occupied his time. Before long, mission superintendent, Raimond Reye arranged Bible studies for Ryan and Ellen Currie, the young lady whom he married in 1948. Employed by the Union Steamship Company in 1943, Ryan served there as its chief stevedore until 1980. Over the years, Ryan came to own and operate the largest and best equipped fleet of heavy equipment in Samoa, and for many years also assisted the local mission with transportation needs without cost.

​The Sabah Adventist Secondary School (Sekolah Menengah Advent Sabah) is a private Seventh-day Adventist school offering Grade 1 through high school. It is located at Batu ½ Jalan Kiulu, Tamparuli, Sabah, Malaysia. Since its establishment in 1939, it has sought to offer physical, mental, social, and spiritual nurture via a strong academic and spiritual program.

The territory of the Sabah Mission encompasses the Malaysian state of Sabah and the Malaysian Federal Territory of Labuan.

​The Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department serves as the primary religious educational resource for the Seventh-day Adventist world church and fosters discipleship among its members, reflecting the teaching of the Bible and the tenets of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

One of the challenges facing members in the West-Central Africa Division (WAD) of Seventh-day Adventists is associated with Sabbathkeeping. This is particularly the case for impoverished members in poor or developing economies where many people find it difficult to eke out a living. The challenges to Sabbath-keeping facing Adventists in WAD may be classified under three major subheadings: culture, the influence of technology, and poverty.

Diego Cepeda Sabrine was an Adventist evangelist and administrator in the Philippines.

The Sagunto Adventist Campus (Campus Adventista de Sagunto) offers education at the infant, primary, and secondary and high school levels, in its School of Music, the Academy of Art, a Spanish Language School, and the School of Theology. It belongs to the Spanish Adventist Union and to the worldwide educational system of the Adventist Church and has existed on the current campus in Sagunto since 1974, although its origins date back to earlier times.

Sahmyook Health University (Sahmyook Bogeon Daehakgyo) has been highly recognized as one of the leading technical colleges in Korea. Its location is 82, Mangu-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Sahmyook University is a university that is operated in Korea according to the educational ideals of the Adventist Church. The university is located at 815 Hwarang-ro (200 acres), in Nowon-gu, Seoul, and is operated with 5,600 students, 204 professors, and 246 employees as of the end of 2019.

Sahmyook Welfare Foundation is a foundation organized in 2001 by the Korean Union Conference (KUC) for social welfare projects. As of 2021 there are 30 welfare institutions (4 senior medical welfare institutions, 4 senior leisure welfare institutions, 8 senior welfare facilities, 3 senior job support institutions, 3 social welfare centers, and 1 local self-support facility) and 29 child-welfare facilities.

​Ratu Meli Salabogi was an influential chief of the Ra district on the island of Viti Levu, Fiji. He was instrumental in sharing the message of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with political and community leaders in Fiji.

Robert Salau was a pioneer missionary to New Guinea.