Self-expression will not violate the law on the prohibition of foreign words

The amendment to the Federal Law “On the State Language of the Russian Federation”, which prohibits the use of foreign words, will not apply to the media, advertising and literature when it comes to self-expression. This was stated by Maria Voroshilova, Associate Professor of the Department of Personnel Management and Sociology of the Ural Institute of Management, RANEPA, during the TASS conference.

“The law leaves the right of each of these areas to express themselves. We have an additional article that states that it is necessary to take into account the peculiarities of carrying out activities in this area. If we are talking about advertising, then no one forbids us to advertise newly appeared goods, use linguistic and creative technologies,” quotes her

At the moment, according to the sociologist, specialists are faced with the task of creating normative dictionaries, for which the adopted document will be. Earlier, academic dictionaries stopped appearing in Russia, so the state took over this function.

“All changes related to normative dictionaries come into force on January 1, 2025”, she added.

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