|Origin||Kirov Oblast, Russia|
|Mouth||Cheboksary Reservoir, Volga|
|Avg. discharge||7.32 m³/s|
|Basin area||1,950 km²|
The Rutka (Mari: Рӹде, Rÿde; Russian: Рутка) is a river in Kirov Oblast and Mari El, Russia. It is 153 km long. The Rutka origins in Kirov Oblast, passes the Mari Depression and flows to the Cheboksary Reservoir. The Rutka frezes up in November and stays under ice until April. The river is navigable.