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1[mass noun] (in countries of the former Soviet Union) political power.‘the council represented the real vlast, the real power behind the front men in public office’
- ‘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 government or the establishment.‘policemen kept the centre lane clear of traffic for the exclusive use of the vlasti’
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