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.)
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 848. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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