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Simon Russell Beale is completely engaging as the gleeful and ruthless Beria, head of the secret police, and Jeffrey Tambor and Michael Palin are delightful as clueless members of the Council of Ministers with its ineffectual but deadly bureaucracy.
FROM THE VAULTS – STRAIGHT, BUT NOT NARROWBRIAN T. CARNEYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
We are each members of chapters of national organizations dedicated to fighting the ruthless capitalist drive to rob people and planet of the resources we need to live better, healthier and happier.
THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT ENDING OFFERS SAN DIEGO A CHANCE FOR A FRESH STARTAMANDA MOSER AND SHAUNA MCKENNASEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Already so emblematic of the ruthless dynamics that have transformed the American economy, Kenosha now finds itself at the center of the racial and social tensions that have dominated the national conversation in 2020.
KENOSHA’S UNUSUAL ECONOMIC EVOLUTION MADE IT THE PERFECT POLITICAL FLASHPOINTREYMASHAYEKHISEPTEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
While an extreme example, the recent Kraft-Heinz review is emblematic of how ruthless advertisers are prepared to be in pursuit of cost efficiencies needed to maintain margins on media.
‘IT’S MORE TRANSFORMATIONAL’: FOR THE THIRD TIME IN FIVE YEARS, ADVERTISERS WILL LAUNCH A MEDIAPALOOZA OF ACCOUNT REVIEWSSEB JOSEPHSEPTEMBER 2, 2020DIGIDAY
After the war, Kuwait demanded that Saddam Hussein — known as a ruthless tyrant who had gassed his own people — pay back his war debt.
THE GREAT LIE OF THE FIRST GULF WARMAT NASHEDAUGUST 17, 2020OZY
For a little help, try reading Christopher Lowell’s “Seven Layers of Organization” or “The KonMari Method” by Marie Kondo and be ruthless about purging what you don’t need or want.
LIVING LARGE IN SMALL SPACESVALERIE BLAKEAUGUST 8, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Suffice it to say, such ruthless naval tactics were usually reserved for assaults on anchored ships, rather than in the open seas.
KNOW YOUR HISTORICAL WARSHIPS: FROM 7TH CENTURY BC – 17TH CENTURY ADDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 4, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
This demand was made with scornful seriousness; with a ruthless application to the feelings of a son.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
In the procession I should feel the crushing feet, the clashing discords, the ruthless hands and stifling breath.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
This ruthless destruction of the forest brings down upon Calendau the anger of his lady; he has dishonored the noble mountain.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
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