Beria

[ber-ee-uh; Russian bye-ryi-yuh]
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noun

La·vren·ti Pa·vlo·vich [luh v-ren-tee pav-loh-vich; Russian luh-vryen-tyee puh-vlaw-vyich] /ləvˈrɛn ti pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ; Russian lʌˈvryɛn tyi pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/, 1899–1953, Soviet secret-police chief: executed for treason.

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Beria

noun

Lavrenti Pavlovich (laˈvrjentij ˈpavləvitʃ). 1899–1953, Soviet chief of secret police; killed by his associates shortly after Stalin's death
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