kopeck kopeck

Definition(s):

  • (n) 100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russia

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. One of the first acts of the Soviet government was to repudiate them, and they have never been worth a kopeck since.
  2. I ordered all the women in my cooperative to cut off their hair and I sold it at a good price and I turned over every kopeck to the Government.
  3. The Russian ego has again proved that human lives are seemingly not worth a kopeck.

Quotes

  1. "I have ordered my government to stop transit through Belarus as long as Gazprom does not pay for the transit," Mr. Lukashenko said in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister, Sergey V. Lavrov. "They have not paid one kopeck for a half a...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Alexander Lukashenko Source: New York Times

  2. "I did not sign a single contract, I did not receive a single cent from Iraq - not a kopeck," Zhirinovsky told Ekho Moskvy radio.
    on May 16, 2005 By: Vladimir Zhirinovsky Source: USA Today

  3. "When every kopeck is accounted for, when every hryvnia is critical to act against the world financial crisis, spending half a billion hryvnias on a reckless election is nothing other than acting against the national interest," Tymoshenko said...
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: Yulia Tymoshenko Source: Kyiv Post

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