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

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WINNERS Pat Smullen and Unaccompanied LOLLY ISN'T LICKED Lolly For Dolly, left, pips The Cheka
Cheka official Martyn Latsis explained in the December 25, 1918 issue of Pravda that "during investigations one need not look for evidence or proof of what the accused said or did against Soviet authority.
The opposition includes Royal Rock, who finished ahead of The Cheka when behind Black Caviar at Royal Ascot in June.
Cheka, 28, has also won his last five fights - four by stoppage - and extended current European champion Matthew Macklin over 10 rounds on his most recent trip to the UK last summer.
It's interesting Kieren Fallon stays at Newbury long enough to ride THE CHEKA in the Lockinge, before flying off for two at the end of the Newmarket card.
The potential world champion meets Tanzanian champion Francis Cheka at the MEN in Manchester tonight in a "must-win" match.
The Cheka made an impression when romping home by 10 lengths on his race-course bow at Ascot and he can take another step up the ladder in the Tattersalls Millions Acomb Stakes.
Those remarks were made during a celebration of "Security Organs Day" on December 20th, an annual commemoration marking the creation of the Soviet Cheka secret police in 1917.
20 Goodwood Greene King Supreme Stakes 7f Group 3 RUK Card page 52 THE CHEKA is given a break from the rigours of Group 1 sprinting as he drops down in class in pursuit of the consolation victory his performances in the bigger races deserve.
If it's each-way value you want, The Cheka at 12/1 looks unexposed and has also been well backed.
He meets Tanzanian champion Francis Cheka believing a good result would take him an important step towards a world title shot.
Kempton stage an interesting card on the all-weather where The Cheka, who has failed to live up to the promise of his early career so far, has shown enough this season to suggest he can take a hand in the Boxing Day In Panoramic Hyde Stakes (3.
Horses to follow: Absinthe, Alnama, Azaday, Bin Shamardal, Colour Scheme, Genki, Gracious Melange, Hafawa, Huygens, Issabella Gem, Jay's Treaty, Kensei, King's Wonder, Lady Hestia, Mabait, Moose Moran, My Arch, Oasis Dancer, Omaruru, Plymouth Rock, Ritual, Russian George, Southern Regent, The Cheka, Think Its All Over, Zahoo.