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  • n. Plural form of silovik.


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  • There are reserves in "national defense" experts say: it is possible to reduce the number of departments, liquidate duplicative sub-departments, and transfer some of the siloviks to civil service. News

  • Meanwhile they proposed to reduce the budgets for the siloviks minus 0.9% of GDP - national defense, security, and law-enforcement activity. News

  • Rather, the evidence suggests that the negotiation of major deals with Western oil companies has long been a part of Putin's area of responsibility, particularly given his much better relationship with Igor Sechin and the other "siloviks" who have dominated much of the state-run energy sector. News

  • Ukraine, it would seem, is turning into a country of siloviks.



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