Definition of Beria, Lavrenti in English:

Beria, Lavrenti

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɛrɪə
 
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  • (1899–1953), Soviet politician and head of the secret police 1938–53; full name Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria. He was involved in the elimination or deportation of Stalin’s opponents, but after Stalin’s death he was arrested and executed.

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