The article deals with the activity of the typical peasant administrative body – the community. The transmission of traditions of the community and everyday aspects of social life from the South of the Russian Far East to Manchuria is covered in the article. The paper also characterizes the peculiarities of the activity of village headmen in the host country.

Key words: Russians, Old Believers, emigration, religion, community, everyday aspects of social life, village headmen, Manchuria.

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Yulia V. Argudyaeva – DSc (History), Full Professor, Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Ethnography,

Ethnology and Anthropology of the Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography of Peoples of the Far East, Far Eastern Branch of RAS;

89 Pushkinskaya str., Vladivostok, Russia, 690001; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..