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I have already installed Russian keyboard layout.

In language support -> installed languages I already have Russian.

But when I open text file with Cyrillic I have encoding problems. This files was created in Windows earlier. With new files I don't have this problem.

Ïðîäâèíóòàÿ ìàìà

Ìàìà ñòðàòåã ñåìåéíûé íàø Åùå óñòðîèò íàì øàáàø Ìû ñ íåé íå óìðåì îò ñêóêè, Çà ýòî öåëóåì åé ðóêè.

UPD. I tried to specify Windows-1251 encoding manually while opening file and Cyrillic has shown correct. I don't have problem in files, which encoding was set as UTF-8.

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Usually text files with Russian (Cyrillic) text are created in Windows with Windows-1251 (or CP-1251) encoding. Less often they use ISO 8859-5. While modern systems use UTF-8.

You can always check file encoding with file command:

$ file utf8.txt 
utf8.txt: UTF-8 Unicode text

To open files correctly and automatically you can use feature-rich text editor as kate.
Or specify encoding manually when you open file with gedit or other editor.

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