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o·blast

 (ô′bləst, ô′bläst′)
n.
An administrative territorial division within Russia and other former Soviet republics, including Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan.

[Russian oblast', from Old Church Slavonic oblastĭ : ob, on; see epi in Indo-European roots + vlastĭ, power; see wal- in Indo-European roots.]
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oblast

(ˈɒblɑːst)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an administrative division of the constituent republics of Russia
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an administrative and territorial division in some republics of the former Soviet Union
[from Russian, from Old Slavonic, vlast government]
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o•blast

(ˈɒb læst, -lɑst)

n., pl. o•blasts, o•bla•sti (ˈɒb lə sti)
(in Russia and the Soviet Union) an administrative division corresponding to an autonomous province.
[1885–90; < Russian óblast', Old Russian oblastĭ=ob- against, on + vlastĭ authority, power; see volost]
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This Ukraine focus (mostly Molochnaia colony) is supported by Dyck's personal familiarity with archival resources from the Dnepropetrovsk and Zaporozh'e regions (oblasty), the primary locales where Jacob A.
The Federation Treaty of 1991 confirmed and consolidated the republics, special status within the federation, granting to them political and economic rights not accorded to the oblasty (regions).