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The CPR was supposed to be the progressive counterweight among the troika of parties that governed Tunisia before Sheratongate.A Woman Blogger’s Scoop Helped Save Tunisia From Islamists|Thomas A. Bass|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is already not quite Dole/McCain/Romney, the troika calumniated as sellouts by Cruz at his CPAC speech last week.
Next in line is the body louse—the only dangerous member of the troika.
Dwight Chapin is the least known of this troika, and was the first to be fired.The Nixon Home Movies: Glimpses of Tragedy in ‘Our Nixon’|Eleanor Clift|August 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Couric could be a Today co-host, perhaps as part of a troika with Curry, who had already been offered the job.Matt Lauer’s Bruising Year After Ann Curry’s Ouster Devastated the ‘Today’ Show|Howard Kurtz|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We were driven over in a troika, or droshky, with one horse trotting in the middle and one on each side, in full gallop.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands|George Francis Train
Death, with the grin on his fleshless face, is hurrying them along to it as fast as his troika can go.Raemaekers' Cartoons|Louis Raemaekers
We mounted our troika, the postillion shouted, and set off on a run.Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2|John Lloyd Stephens
The gate was wide open and out into the street, careering with all its bells jingling, came a troika.The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories|Anton Tchekoff
Troika, troi′ka, n. a Russian vehicle having three horses abreast.