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Cheka:

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]
See: Spying
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However, the question is whether El Cheka's "bombs" are powerful enough to weaken BDI.
Cheka is Vijender's most experienced opponent to date and will prove a stern test for the big- hitting Indian boxer.
It may also be worth backing The Cheka in a small reverse forecast with Captain Ramius due to the highly competitive nature of the race.
Europe, enchanted, listens to the wonderful song of words--fetishes--and does not perceive the spreading licence, disease, famine, and death, remains deaf to the cracking of human bones devoured by human beings, does not look into the caves of the Cheka, does not want to understand that everything in Bolshevism is and will remain as of old, although the scenery is changed, and sometimes the names and even the persons are changed.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.10 King Vahe, 2.45 Harvard N Yale, 3.20 The Cheka, 3.55 Brown Pete, 4.30 Netley Marsh, 5.00 POETIC LORD (NAP) YARMOUTH: GAZETTE BET: 4.15 Imaginary Diva.
The Cheka was six lengths behind those two in 12th but his trainer Eve Johnson Houghton said: "He seems in really good form after Ascot.
Finally, you can't beat a distance winner, so we can prune Imperial Guest and Joe Packet, leaving a short list of Dream Eater, The Cheka, Decent Fella and Manassas.
Eve Johnson Houghton was delighted to have landed her first Group success when The Cheka beat favourite Regal Parade in the Timeform Jury Stakes.
EVE Johnson Houghton just about held herself together after The Cheka provided the trainer with her first Group-race win in the Timeform Jury Stakes at Haydock.
A Homecoming activist said that since Russia is fighting a war against terrorism, the country's streets should not be named after terrorist groups, which is what they consider the Cheka to have been.
Based on the Memorandum of Understanding signed on July 13, 2009 between Mitsubishi Corporation and MOARD for the support to the agriculture and rural development in Ethiopia, the installation of Solar Power Generation Systems at Meki and Cheka Alemtena has been successfully completed and the Farmers Training Centers and Animal Health Posts of the two villages are electrified.
Chairman Cheka's task isn't easy; more problems are facing him than just the United States, such as forces that may prevent humanity's continued harmony on the planet.