Volost

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Volost, the Russian word for county and county government, also used by the Mennonites of Russia, although the German word Gebietsamt was more commonly used. (See also Government of Mennon­ites in Russia.)


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959


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Krahn, Cornelius. "Volost." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Sep 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Volost&oldid=133941.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Volost. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 September 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Volost&oldid=133941.




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