The goal of this squib is to provide new empirical evidence in support of the view that there is more than one type of split construction (see (1)) and that the types should be distinguished on the basis of their Information Structure (IS). (Unless otherwise noted, examples are from Russian.)

The evidence is based on a reinterpretation of the observation that P(reposition)-doubling is possible (or even obligatory) in some split PPs and infelicitous in others. These facts are reported in Fanselow and Ćavar 2002 for Croatian and German and in Féry, Paslawska, and Fanselow 2007 for Ukrainian. I show that similar observations can be made about Russian and argue that the (un)availability of P-doubling at least in Russian correlates with different ISs and does not directly depend on the order of split parts (contrary to what is proposed in Fanselow and Ćavar...

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