lavrenti p beria


[ber-ee-uh; Russian bye-ryi-yuh]
Lavrenti Pavlovich [luhv-ren-tee pav-loh-vich; Russian luh-vryen-tyee puh-vlaw-vyich] , 1899–1953, Soviet secret-police chief: executed for treason. Unabridged
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Beria (ˈbɛrɪə, Russian ˈbjerijə)
Lavrenti Pavlovich (laˈvrjentij ˈpavləvitʃ). 1899--1953, Soviet chief of secret police; killed by his associates shortly after Stalin's death

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