Chekist may refer to:
- Cheka, first of a succession of Soviet state security organization
- Chekism, term used to describe influence of Soviet state security organizations
- The Chekist, a 1992 Russian film
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Chekist — Beginning in the 1920s, Soviet security and intelligence officers referred to themselves as Chekists. (The Russian plural is Chekisty.) This has continued to some extent since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the disbanding of the KGB.… … Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence
chekist — che·kist … English syllables
chekist — ˈchākə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: Russian, from cheka + ist : a member of a cheka * * * chekˈist noun A member of the cheka • • • Main Entry: ↑cheka … Useful english dictionary
Cheka — Chekist, n. /che kah/, n. (in the Soviet Union) the state secret police organization (1917 22), succeeded by the GPU. Cf. KGB. [1920 25; < Russ Cheká, Vecheká, names of the initial letters of Vserossíiskaya chrezvycháinaya Kommíssiya (po bor bé s … Universalium
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Chekism — is a term used by some historians and political scientists to emphasize the omnipotence and omnipresence of secret political police in the Soviet Union (USSR) and contemporary Russia. Derived from Cheka, the name of the first Soviet secret… … Wikipedia
Bibliography — Any historian of the Russian intelligence and security services is bedeviled by questions of quantity and quality of information. This bibliography is a selection of relevant and important books and articles mostly in English and Russian that… … Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence
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