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1. "RE: OWaW: The Fall of Petrograd"
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   >the Okhrana - The Tsarist government's Department for
>Protecting Public Safety and Order, proving that the Russians had a
>talent for coming up with colorfully euphemistic names for brutal
>secret police long before the Bolsheviks came to power.

i thought it was the Tsarina's guard, since "okhrana" roughly translates as "protection" and is often used to refer to someone's guard detail...


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  RE: OWaW: The Fall of Petrograd zojojojo Dec-22-17 1
      RE: OWaW: The Fall of Petrograd Gryphonadmin Dec-22-17 2
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   RE: OWaW: The Fall of Petrograd Nathan Dec-25-17 4
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