Units of Weight

1 zolotnik = 4.26 grams = about 1 U.S. teaspoon (= 5 grams)

1 lot = 12.85 grams = about ½ ounce = about 1 U.S. tablespoon (= 14 grams)

1 pound (Russian) = 96 zolotniki = 409 grams = 0.9 U.S. pounds

1 pood = 40 Russian pounds = 16.38 kilograms = 36.113 U.S. pounds