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Kolchak

[kawl-chahk; Russian kuhl-chyahk]
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  1. A·le·ksandr Va·si·lye·vich [uh-lyi-ksahndr vuh-syee-lyi-vyich] /ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr vʌˈsyi lyɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1874–1920, Russian counterrevolutionary and admiral.
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  • So it was with the Constituent Assembly which prepared the way for Kolchak.

    Dictatorship vs. Democracy

    Leon Trotsky

  • Kolchak's defects are mostly exaggerations of his qualities.

  • We have, in some degree, to thank Kolchak and Denikin for that.

    The Crisis in Russia

    Arthur Ransome

  • In the east, the front which became known as that of Kolchak, was on the Volga.

    The Crisis in Russia

    Arthur Ransome

  • Last August the two of them shot with their revolvers seventy bound officers from Kolchak's army.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski