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commissar

ko muh sor

  • n  an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
News & Articles

  • New Party Purge Has Xi Jinping’s Old Friend as Commissar
    On June 18, Xi Jinping, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party, announced a new campaign to “rectify” the Party, calling on members to follow “the mass line” and clean up their degenerate habits. The movement is reminiscent of Maoist-era … The post New Party Purge Has Xi Jinping’s Old Friend as Commissar appeared first on The Epoch Times .
    June 26, 2013 - The Epoch Times
Quotes

  • Peter Oborne in Independent
    Inside, Peter Oborne, Campbell's biographer, wrote him off as "an unscrupulous propagandist who lied to the British public", and sketch- writer Quentin Letts labelled him as "ex-Commissar Campbell, the Propaganda Bully."
  • Anna Freud in Times Online
    Anna replied: "There was not any doubt that your husband used his office as our appointed commissar in such a manner as to protect my father."
  • Stephen Poliakoff in Independent
    They were starving in their dacha in the country,says Poliakoff, "because they couldn't grow any food, and a commissar of labourers broke down outside their door. He came in and said, 'Can I use the telephone?' and my grandfather showed...

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