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OGPU

[og-poo] /ˈɒg pu/
noun
1.
(in the U.S.S.R.) the government's secret-police organization (1923–1934).
Also, Ogpu.
Compare Cheka, KGB.
Origin
< Russian Ógpu, for Obʾʾedinënnoe gosudárstvennoe politícheskoe upravlénie Unified State Political Directorate
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Ogpu

/ˈɒɡpuː/
noun
1.
the Soviet police and secret police from 1923 to 1934
Word Origin
C20: from Russian O(byedinyonnoye) g(osudarstvennoye) p(oliticheskoye) u(pravleniye) United State Political Administration
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OGPU

Russian Ob"edinennoe Gosudarstvennoe Politcheskoe Upravlenie (United State Political Administration)
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