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Verst

 

an old Russian measure of length (traveling distance), noted in literary monuments since the 11th century.

The length of the verst changed many times, depending on the number of sazhenia contained in it and on the length of the sazhen’. From the end of the 18th century to the introduction of the metric system, 1 verst = 500 sazhen ’s = 1.0668 km.

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Data were collected between December 3 and December 15, 2009 by the Harris Interactive Service Bureau (HISB) on behalf of Versta Research.
Jis verstas is Mintaujos gimnazijos, kurioje pats mokesis, mokytojo Jakovo Blumbergo rusiskojo sio dalyko kompaktisko vadovelio, bet susilaukes kuklesnio ivertinimo.