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see secret policesecret police,
policing organization operating in secrecy for the political purposes of its government, often with terroristic procedures. The Nature of a Secret Police
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Cheka

early Soviet secret police charged with guarding against counterrevolutionary activity. [Russ. Hist.: Benét, 190]
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And the London-based Italian Honda rider, who finished just 0.076secs ahead of Spaniard Carlos Checka's Yamaha on the very last lap of qualifying, reckons it be the toughest race of his MotoGP career.
They will play Edinburgh Venue on May 24, followed by Dingwall Club Zone (26), Thurso Viewfirth (27), Portma-homick Caledonian Hotel (28), Fort William Checka (29), Nairn Star Hotel (30) and Inverness Beyond (31).
From now on, all our trips to the West Country will have to be split in two.TRAVEL CHECKA CABIN in Polperro with Forest Holidays (cabins also available at prime sites throughout Britain) costs from pounds 145 per week in low season to pounds 398.
While by the turn of the century the czarist secret police had some 160 full-time personnel supported by a corp of gendarmes of about ten thousand men, its successor, the Checka, amounted in 1921 to 262,400 men, not counting the NKVD and militia.(39) Similarly, no traditional European empire found it necessary to resort to large-scale murder of an officer corps as Stalin did in the case of Poland (the Katyn massacre).
The square where my hotel sits, on the border of the former Jewish district, once bore the name of Feliks Dzierzynski, the Polish founding head of the Checka, the ancestor of the K.G.B.; now it has recovered its prewar name of Banking Square.
Facebook's Safety CheckA tool wasA (http://newsroom.fb.com/news/2014/10/introducing-safety-check/) introduced in October 2014 , building on a system the company's engineers in Japan created after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami called the Disaster Message Board.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 1.45 Cheveton, 2.15 The Checka (nap), 2.50 Meydan City, 3.25 Duke Of Marmalade (nb), 4.05 Lakeman, 4.40 Rose Street.
ParisA was the first test of Facebook Inc.'s Safety CheckA role in helping improve quick communication duringA acts of terrorism.A The company said in a statement Saturday afternoon: "Safety Check is a relatively new feature and until yesterday we had only activated it in the wake of natural disasters.
(Powers) Checka Voloka, 72, of Knollwood Rd., passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, Sept.
Checka didn't find that, but he did stumble across a buried ID bracelet belonging to Paul W.