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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich | Glossary of Russian Words and Abbreviations

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C.E.D.: (n) Culture and Education Department in the camp
Bendera: (n) Soviet army general who collaborated with the Nazis during World War II
Chetezes: (n) crude galoshes made from tires
gulag: (n) the network of prison labor camps in the Stalinist Soviet Union
kolkhoz: (n) collective farm owned and run by the state
kulak: (n) landowning farmer, slightly better off than peasant farmers
magara: (n) cheap Chinese oatmeal substitute served to prisoners
P.P.D.: (n) Production Planning Department in the labor camp
ruble: (n) Soviet (and Russian) currency
taiga: (n) frozen terrain of Siberia
valenki: (n) felt boots worn by the prisoners in the labor camp
zek: (n) political prisoner in a prison labor camp

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