New Studies in Russian and Soviet Labour History
Edited By Donald Filtzer, Wendy Z. Goldman, Gijs Kessler and Simon Pirani
Glossary 88 – Central Committee of the Communist Party Central Statistical Administration – (Tsentral’noe statisticheskoe upravle- nie, or IsHJ) Cheka – From chrezvychainye kommissii. Special commissions (full title, spe- cial commission for the repression of counter-revolution and sabo- tage). From , the Cheka’s name was changed to the State Political Administration (Gosudarstvennoe Politicheskoe Upravlenie) or ) subbotnik – Saturday voluntary work uezd – a rural district, sub-division of a pre-revolutionary guberniia (qv), or an early Soviet oblast’ (qv) VeCheka – All-Russian extraordinary commission (Vserossiiskaia chrez- vychainaia kommissiia), i.e. the national leadership of the Cheka (qv) Vesenkha – Supreme Council of the National Economy, from the acronym KHC@h (Vysshii sovet narodnogo khoziaistva), the body that super- vised the economy in Soviet Russia volost’ – rural administrative sub-division of an uezd (qv) in Tsarist and early Soviet Russia KIsHEH – All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions (Vserossiiskii tsentral’nyi sovet profsoiuzov), the leading trade union body in Soviet Russia LD – Workers’ Opposition. A faction in the Communist Party - zemstvo – form of local self-government instituted in during the reforms of Alexander >>. Abolished with the October revolution of
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