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General Crossword Questions for “ukase”

  • Tsarist edict
  • Decree (originally from the Tsar)
  • Tsarist edict with the force of law
  • Old Russian edict
  • Instrument binding a Pole to Russian rule
  • Top composer on point of order
  • This country's at sea over Russian edict
  • Edict
  • Official edict

Encyclopedia

  • Example of a modern ukaz: an ambassadorial appointment. A ukase (Russian: указ, formally "imposition"), in Imperial Russia, was a proclamation of the tsar, government, or a religious leader (patriarch) that had the force of law. Adequate translations are "edict" or "decree" of Roman law. — “Ukase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Ukase of 1821 was a Russian proclamation of territorial sovereignty over Northwestern America, now present day Alaska. Also included in the Ukase was a Russian claim to territory down to. — “Ukase of 1821 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Ems Ukaz, or Ems Ukase (Russian: Эмский указ, Emskiy ukaz; Ukrainian: Емський указ, Ems'kyy ukaz), was a secret decree (ukaz) of Tsar Alexander II of Russia issued in 1876, banning the use of the Ukrainian language (the so-called Little Russian. — “Ems Ukaz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The people's minds were tuned to a high pitch and this was too simple and needlessly comprehensible–it was what any one of them might have said and therefore was what an ukase emanating from the highest authority should not say. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • The people's minds were tuned to a high pitch and this was too simple and needlessly comprehensible–it was what any one of them might have said and therefore was what an ukase emanating from the highest authority should not say. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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