chistka

noun
chist·​ka | \ˈchis(t)kə\
plural -s

Definition of chistka 

: a political purge

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History and Etymology for chistka

Russian, literally, cleaning, cleansing, from chistit' to clean, from chisty clean, from Old Russian čistŭ; akin to Latin scindere to split

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