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Definition of zemstvo

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  • zem•stvonoun
  • 1. An elective council responsible for the local administration of a provincial district in czarist Russia.


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  • "At the same time Stolypin, with cooperation of the Duma, continued his reform activities: social insurance, zemstvo reform, education, police reorganization, land banks, encouragement of emigration to Siberia."

    "But the Napoleonic Code remained operative in the kingdom, and the zemstvo reforms in Russia were not instituted in the kingdom for fear that they would be used for nationalist purposes."

    "This group consisted largely of intellectuals, members of the liberal professions, and zemstvo workers."

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