Definition: Dvatsatka

"Dvatsatka" (Russian - двадцатка; literary, twenty people) is a group of at least twenty adult believers, which served as the core of every religious community. According to the decision of the All-Union Central Executive Committee and the Council of the People's Commissars "On religious unions" from 8 April 1929, a declaration of at least twenty adult believers was needed in order to register a religious community.