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Orloff, a Mennonite village of the Slavgorod Mennonite settlement in Siberia, established in 1908, became the administrative and cultural center of the settlement. In addition to the volost building, a post office and a hospital were erected. The latter was transferred to Halbstadt in 1928-1929 where a district hospital was erected. For a while Orloff was the center of the Slavgorod Mennonite Church. Orloff had a brick factory. A monument was erected in Orloff in 1912, to its benefactor Peter A. Stolypin.


Fast, Gerhard. In den Steppen Sibiriens. Rosthern, SK: J. Heese, [1957?]: 29 ff.

Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Orloff (Slavgorod Mennonite Settlement, Siberia, Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 30 Mar 2015.,_Siberia,_Russia)&oldid=76707.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Orloff (Slavgorod Mennonite Settlement, Siberia, Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 March 2015, from,_Siberia,_Russia)&oldid=76707.

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