Sorok (Russian: cорóк) was a historical subdivision of Moscow in terms of parishes, used during 17-19th centuries. In the Russian language the word may beconfused with "cóрок" (with the first syllable stressed), which means "forty".

By a decision of the Stoglavy Sobor of 1551, Moscow was subdivided into 6 soroks:

On average, at these times each sorok encompassed 45 parochial churches.

The term gave rise to a Russian saying (recorded e.g., by Vladimir Dahl in his Sayings and Bywords of Russian People) "There are sorok sorokov of churches in Moscow" (meaning "multitudes of churches in Moscow"). It is sometimes mistakenly interpreted as 40 times 40, i.e., 1600 churches in Moscow, which is an exaggeration: in 1917 there were "only" 441 parochial churches and slightly over 200 home churches in Moscow.

At present, the Russian Orthodox realm is subdivided into eparchies, further subdivided into blagochiniyes (blagochinnostny okrugs, благочиние, благочинный округ).

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Boris Lavrenyov

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Lavrenyov was born to the family of a literature teacher. He got his education at the Law department of the Moscow University. At the time he wrote poetry and joined a Moscow Futurists group called Mezonin poezii (A Mezzanine of Poetry). He fought in World War I and the Russian Civil War. During the latter he took part in combat in Turkmenistan, served as a commander of an armoured train, and also wrote for the Red Army military newspaper. His poetry was first published in 1911 and his prose works in 1924. He was twice awarded the Stalin Prize – in 1946 and 1950.

Lavrenyov's story "Sorok pervyi" ("The Forty-First", first published in Zvezda in 1924) was twice adapted to film, in 1927 by Yakov Protazanov and in 1956 by Grigori Chukhrai.

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The Meiteis are the primary ethnic group populating the village. The language spoken is Meitei (also known as Manipuri), which was included in Eighth Schedule of Indian Constitution in 1992.


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The Forty-First

The Forty-first, (Russian: Сорок первый, romanized: Sorok pervyy) may refer to

The Forty-First (novel), a novel by Boris Lavrenyov

The Forty-First (1927 film), a film adaptation of the novel by Yakov Protazanov

The Forty-First (1956 film), a film adaptation of the novel by Grigori Chukhrai

The Forty-First (1956 film)

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