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a police force that operates in secrecy (usually against persons suspected of treason or sedition)

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Speaking about his fight, Cheka said, " I am ready to give this kid a lesson of boxing.
Cheka has already produced two offspring as part of a carefully planned European Endangered Species Programme (EEP) and the arrival of this infant brings the group at Twycross to 12 individuals, having welcomed four other infants in the past five years.
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.
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.
The Cheka can storm to victory in the bet-internet.
Down south, comedian Mel Smith had plenty to smile about at Ascot where his colt The Cheka made an impressive winning debut in the two-year-old race.
This raised the prospect of the Romanovs being rescued and on July 4th the guards were suddenly replaced by a squad of Cheka secret police under the command of a certain Yaknv Yurovsky.
Issues discussed include the swift decline and fall of moderate Bolsheviks; the creation of the ruthless Cheka, the Bolshevik-Left SR alliance, and much more.
From the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, the Russian security apparatus Cheka (and its later permutations: OGPU, NKVD, MGB, KGB) had been the "sword and shield" of the communist world revolution.
The NKVD, like the Cheka before it and the KGB after it, operated throughout the USSR and surely should be identified as the Soviet secret police.