Key Terms / Concepts (Exam #3)

UNIT 4: Tragedy and Triumph

1937: Spies and Saboteurs

  • oligarchy
  • vozhd’ (“leader,” or “boss”)
  • “Enemies of the People”
  • Show Trials
  • Andrei Vyshinsky
  • Iurii Pyatakov
  • Nikolai Yezhov
  • NKVD (Narodnyi komissariat vnutrennikh del or, People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs
  • samokritika (“self-criticism”)
  • Order 0047
  • troika