White-Land Settlers

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

White-Land Settlers

 

inhabitants of the Russian state in the 16th and 17th centuries, living on “white lands” and exempt from government taxes and obligations.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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