political commissar

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Noun1.political commissar - an official of the Communist Party who was assigned to teach party principles to a military unit
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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Guo, the deputy political commissar of the military in the eastern province of Zhejiang, was being investigated on suspicion of "violating the law", the ministry said in a statement on its website, without elaborating.
Almaty mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov met today with Political Commissar of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Mr.
Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper quoted Rear Admiral Ngo Van Phat, political commissar of the Fifth Naval Region as saying that "they detected the ill-fated airplane some 153 nautical miles (300 kilometers) from Tho Chu Island.
At the center of this process was Tom Donilon, the national security adviser, disliked by Gates as a political commissar but effective at maintaining order among a team whose members, as Gates makes clear, were often seething.
The book continues: "Tambo did not stay for long in the cottage, but it was later occupied by a succession of ANC people, including Archie Sibeko, trade unionist and Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) logistics operative, Ruth Mompati, and Andrew Masondo, a former maths lecturer at the University of Fort Hare and Robben Island prisoner, who became the political commissar of MK, and, after liberation, a general in the South African Defence Force.
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, Soviet General-Secretary of Central Committee (1966-82), Red Army political commissar
For example, identified as Hacy Hasan, codenamed 'Mete,' ybrahim Babat is from Qamishli, Syria, a political commissar who knows the main mobile unit [of JyTEM] very well," Doy-an said.
If the military leadership on both sides from the top to the ground formations can maintain both trust and mutual respect, and confidence, then it is easy to maintain peace and tranquillity at the border areas," Antony told Political Commissar of National Defence University General Liu Yazhou.
Liu Xiaojiang, political commissar of the PLAN, Ding Yiping and Liu Yi, deputycommanders of the PLAN, Wang Sentai, deputy political commissar of the PLAN, DuJingchen, chief of staff of the PLAN, Miao Wei, minister of the MIIT, and Ma Xingrui,deputy minister of the MIIT and director of the SASTIND, were present at the signingceremony.
Xi's father, Xi Zhongxun, had served as a political commissar of the Guangzhou military district in the 1970s.
After completing his training, he graduated to 2nd Lieutenant and was deployed in Eastern Equatoria-Kapoeta as Political Commissar and Security Officer up to 1998.
As Roberts notes, the idea that a field marshal should consult a lowly political commissar is absurd, but as Zhukov noted, "the wise will understand.