Exploring abbreviations in modern Russian

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In recent years there have been many abbreviations being used in Russian as well as in the press. Abbreviations are widely used to simplify long and wordy name of organizations, projects, institutions or offices.  It not only shows the general  trend of the era: lessening the means of language and increasing informative content  but also is a way of attracting the attention of readers. However abbreviations (especiallyirregular abbreviations) caused many difficulties for readers and always are “unknown”even to native speakers. The purpose of this paper is to study, analyze ti pes of abbreviationsin Russian in order to “explore and decode” them
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