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commissar

in the former Soviet Union
1. an official of the Communist Party responsible for political education, esp in a military unit
2. (before 1946) the head of a government department
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One of them was Askol'dov, whose personal history will help us better understand his film Commissar.
According to reports, Liu Xiaojiang, Commissar of the Navy, strictly warned his troops to "stop gossiping, inquiring blindly or spreading wrong information." He said, "Don't listen, don't trust, and don't spread all these political rumors, especially those on the Internet."
This policy, however, derived not from the Commissar Order but in accord with Heydrich's Military Orders no.
After finishing a technical school, he participated in World War II as a political commissar with the partisans.
On the clark side of Zhukov lore is the fact that he was so personally wed to the ideology of the Communist beast that eventually he did not warrant the 'guardian angel' of a political commissar. On the plus side, there is the list of virtues promoted by your article and other sources.
For the local clergy and believers, the commissar's word was the law.
Chen Xianfeng, the fleet's political commissar, after an investigation held them responsible for ''operational errors'' that led to the incident.
Xiong has been named deputy political commissar of the Nanjing Military Region by the Central Military Commission, said Col.
We wrote to our contact in England, who wrote to the Russian Olympic coach, who wrote to the commissar of track in Czechoslovakia, who got in touch.
More than a little annoyed is a Soviet commissar of education named Bukharin, whom Pavlov refuses to allow into the laboratory.
Born in 1922 in Snovsk (now Sednev, Ukraine), he emigrated with his mother and grandmother to the United States in 1923; he never knew his father, a commissar executed by the Soviet regime a few months before his son's birth.
Now anybody with lots of money can sip what was once the top tipple of tsar and commissar.

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