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Okrug

In Russia and several other Slavic countries, a political subdivision roughly equivalent to a district or county.
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8) With the demise of the USSR, however, the more powerful ethnic republics and autonomous okrugs used their accoutrements of statehood to leverage varying degrees of de facto autonomy from a weakened center.
Auctions and investment tenders to lease out LRF land are conducted by aiyl okrugs in compliance with approved strategic plans for the use of LRF land.
The federation includes 21 ethnically based republics, six krays (territories), ten okrugs (national areas), 49 oblasts (districts), one aUtonomous region, and two cities with federal status.