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  • Initialism of graphics processing unit. It is an electronic processor dedicated to displaying images.
  • Initialism of State Political Directorate (Государственное Политическое Управление). This is the Russian secret police


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  • The GPU is a number-crunching workhorse that for the past five years has offered computing improvements at a fantastic clip in the form of ever-crisper graphics coveted by video game fans.

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  • To protect itself and to crush opposition, the council organized (Dec. 20) the Extraordinary Commission to Combat Counter-Revolution (the Cheka, later known as the GPU).

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