[rah-dek; Russian rah-dyik]


Karl [kahrl] /kɑrl/, 1885–1939?, Russian writer and politician.

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  • I will take you to Radek who is hiding with a price on his head.

    Erik Dorn

    Ben Hecht

  • Radek was going to defend the position of the Central Committee, Larin to defend his own.

    The Crisis in Russia

    Arthur Ransome

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Karl (Bernhardovich), original name Karl Sobelsohn . 1885–?1939, Soviet politician and journalist who was secretary of Comintern (1920–24). He was accused of treason (1937) and probably died in a labour camp
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