Check with your school system. They may offer Russian. Check with the local College or University. They may offer it.
If not, then to learn the language well enough to pass the "test," I suggest you save up your $$ and purchase Rosetta Stone for Russian. See www.rosettastone.com
for more information.
I went the standard route and took four years of French in High School, two years in College and then used it by traveling to French speaking countries. I taught my children the basics when they were babies. There are many things in our house that we call its French name instead of English.
I wish you well in your quest to learn anotehr language. Learn the culture as well. It helps understand to understand the overall picture.
Y I S.....