Origin of Cheka
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Historical Examples of cheka
And so we talked the members of the "Cheka" round to everything that we wanted.
They were the results of the bloody work of the "Cheka" at Minnusinsk.
In every Siberian "Cheka" I could have had this end so joyfully accorded me.
He is the commissar of the 'Cheka' and she is the agent of this establishment.
In the building of the Soviet, where we came to exchange our horses, there was being held a meeting of the "Cheka."
Word Origin for Cheka
early Soviet secret police, 1921, from Russian initials of Chrezvychainaya Komissiya "Extraordinary Commission (for Combating Counter-Revolution);" set up 1917, superseded 1922 by G.P.U.