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  • n. Plural form of kopek.


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  • And you must know that when a man complains about everything, and cries out and groans, — he is not worth more than two kopeks, he is not worthy of pity, and will be no use to you if you do help him.

    Fomá Gordyéeff

  • VTB shares fell 1.4% to 7.95 kopeks on the Micex Stock Exchange.

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  • He had thirteen kopeks for his fare and a glass of water with syrup to see him through until the last streetcar carried him home.

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  • I cannot bring myself to ask for money, even for three kopeks, so I shake my head and say good-bye.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • I find a dairy, two bus stops away, and although it is usually out of milk by noon, it sells delicious, raisin-studded ice cream packed into a waffle cone by a big morose woman, nine kopeks for as much as she decides to scoop in.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • After repeating the process at the other two counters you then shuffled to the line for the cashier, where, for the twenty minutes you awaited your turn, you repeated the mantra of your purchase: “two rubles, seventy-three kopeks to department number one; one ruble, twenty-eight kopeks to department number three; two rubles, five kopeks to department number four.”

    Peace Meals

  • The German Army built this prison facility as a propaganda camp for Ukrainian prisoners of war in preparation for the post-war occupation of the Ukraine (note the price of the newspaper is in kopeks).

    Pursuit of an 'Unparalleled Opportunity': The American YMCA and Prisoner of War Diplomacy among the Central Power Nations during World War I

  • If the medicine worked, Slawa would obtain a reward of three kopeks groszy.

    Doctors: Medieval.

  • The doctors were of use to Natasha because they kissed and rubbed her bump, assuring her that it would soon pass if only the coachman went to the chemist's in the Arbat and got a powder and some pills in a pretty box for a ruble and seventy kopeks, and if she took those powders in boiled water at intervals of precisely two hours, neither more nor less.

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  • But to avoid paying the $10,000 to rent an auditorium, they went to a local theater manager and asked him to lease them all 300 seats in the hall at 50 kopeks each, or the equivalent of eight cents a ticket at the time.

    Making It in Mother Russia


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