Political context 1855

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P J T X K T H J X V I D C N D X S T T U
U M X Y I L O C A L I S M G M B I Q J G
M P J C U S Y J S Y A C J W D Q Y S X N
F C S V U C I V I L S E R V A N T Y O Y
T W C O C V U S M E Y C P P B B L B V Y
S X R A K O G L T D K V O Q V S N S A N
H F B S G P V X K C S Y L O R U I O E Y
W K X I F P K R M J Y B I O D A Y R D T
O R T H O D O X C H U R C H G U T Y Q O
H G F K E E S W N A N A E P R P C K E L
B U R E A U C R A C Y U S X P W I K K X
L G R D N L B A W V O A T J O O D U Q G
G H Y K H C F P G V A E A C F O E W Q T
U C C M O V E F U N I O T B O J S L Q R
S Y C G A Y O H I R X X E F K Q V V C B
O O V E R P R O C U R A T O R I E Y W P
A U T O C R A T I C N H O O H N D O A K
K V L Q O O S K E V N V F F L G P M E B
K O H H I Y T B A V G X E C S T N R S L
L T A U O B K B S R P J M U H T J R A D

Clues

  • a state in which the activities of the people are closely monitored and controlled for political reasons (6, 5)
  • a system of government in which most of the important decisions were taken by stater officials rather than by elected representatives (11)
  • an official order issued by a person of authority (5)
  • appointed by the Tsar from the laity, this was the highest Church official (4, 10)
  • Loyalty to the local community (8)
  • someone working for the governement (5, 7)
  • The main Russian Church (8, 6)
  • this word means having no limits on a ruler's power (10)

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