Russian Abbreviations

In Russia, abbreviations are widely used and you can find below a non-exhaustive list of shortcuts that may be helpful in your daily life in Tolyatti and in Russia in general.

ДК (DK) – Dvorets Kultury (There is one “Cultural Center” in Tolyatti, called DK Tolyatti, on bulvar Lenina 1)
ДКиТ (DKiT) – Dvorets Kultury i Techniky (“Cultural and Informational Center” of AvtoVAZ is located on Yubileynaya 8)
ТЦ (TC) – Torgoviy Centr (“Trade Center” such as shopping malls Rus na Volge or Madagascar)
ТД (TD) – Torgoviy Dom (“Trade Center”)
ДС (DS) – Dvorets Sporta (“Sport Center” such as multisport area Volgar on Primorskiy bulvar 37)
ТГУ (TGU) - Tol’yattinskiy gosudarstvennyy universitet (Tolyatti State University)
ПВГУС (PVGUS) - Povolzhskiy gosudarstvennyy universitet servisa (Volga Region State University of Service)
МЧС (MChS) – Ministerstvo po chrezvychaynym situatsiyam (Ministry of Emergency Situations, solving emergencies such as floods, avalanches etc.)
ДПС (DPS) – Dorozhno-postovaya sluzhba (Road Inspection Service)
КПП (KPP) - Kontrol’no-propusknoy punkt (checkpoint)
ООО (ООО) - Obshchestvo s ogranichennoy otvetstvennost’yu (abbreviation for limited liability company)
OАО (OAO) – Otkrytoye aktsionernoye obshchestvo (abbreviation for public company)