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Synonyms for diversionist

someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks

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Tens of thousands of fighters expect more quantitative and qualitative arms and ammunition support, as well as political support for the opposition in the international arena, and finally processing and preparing to support Syria so as not to disintegrate because of the collapse of the regime or by a diversionist conspiracy.
(426) In August 1937 the NKVD Central Committee issued Order Number 00485 on total liquidation of the Polish diversionist and espionage groups.
Analyzing the post-al logic of the left(2) is important because it not only reveals how the ludic left is complicit with capitalism but, for the more immediate purposes of this text-of-response, it allows us to relate the local discussions in these texts to global problems and to deal, in OR-2's [Laird's] words, with the "encompassing philosophical issues"(3) that are so violently suppressed by the diversionist uses of "detailism"(4) in these nine texts.
Deribas to mobilize the best part of the OGPU staff to conduct a decisive purge of the railroads of Japanese agents, diversionists, wreckers, hooligans, counterrevolutionary social alien and disorganizing elements in order to comply with the Party Central Committee's and the Council of Poeple's Commissars decree of 1 June 1934.
Stalin's address to the central committee of the Soviet Party made it clear that the fight against the Trotskyites, or what he characterised as 'a gang of wreckers, diversionists, spies and killers without any principals or ideas', had to be intensified.