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1(in countries of the former Soviet Union) political power or authority.
- ‘In Russia, human rights activists continue to be harassed by the vlast, by the authorities.’
- ‘That party, liberal but critical of the vlast, was probably the perfect party for him.’
- 1.1the vlasti Members of the government; people holding political power.
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