the device of patronage to senior opportunities when you look at the bureaucracy associated with Soviet Union plus some other Communist says, managed by committees at numerous levels of the Communist celebration.
The lists of appointees matching the listings of patronage positions this kind of something.
The appointees to these positions: "The . . . nomenklatura are perceived as draft-immune” ( Anthony Arnold).
The stratified, privileged course made up of these appointees.
the machine of bureaucratic patronage when you look at the former Soviet Union.
The lists of appointments inside system, plus the people on such lists.
the top of echelons of Soviet society.
the device of patronage in communist nations; managed by committees in the Communist Party