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Arshin

A Russian unit of length equivalent to 2.33 feet. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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Without forcing the change, the Arshin remained in use through WWI, until the Soviets finally abandoned Arshins in favor of the metric system in 1924.
During the event, comic and romantic operetta by Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Arshin Mal Alan, will be performed.
Arshin Hotchandani, 401, Madhuban Apartments, Behind Iscon Heights, Gotri Road, Vododara-390021, Gujarat, India.
The most important factor in the talks is the changed context of negotiations, in particular between Iran and the United States," said Dr Arshin Adib-Moghaddam from the Department of Politics and International Studies at SOAS of University of London.
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam is reader in comparative politics and international relations at SOAS, London.
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 's newest book, "A Metahistory of the Clash of Civilizations", has just been published.
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam teaches comparative politics at SOAS and is the author, most recently, of Iran in World Politics: the Question of the Islamic Republic which is based on extensive field research in Iran and interviews with Iranian decision-makers.
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, School of Oriental and African Studies
9) Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, "Manufacturing War: Iran in the Neo-Conservative Imagination," Third Worm Quarterly, Vol.
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam teaches comparative politics at SOAS, University of London, and is the author of, most recently, "Iran in World Politics: the Question of the Islamic Republic".
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam is a SOAS academic and author, most recently of "Iran in World Politics: the question of the Islamic Republic.