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troika in Officials topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtroikatroi‧ka /ˈtrɔɪkə/ noun [countable] formal  PGOa group of three people, countries etc the ruling troika
Examples from the Corpus
troikaAnother of that 1975 troika, Vladimir Skorodenko, is now Genieva's senior colleague.He grips a marble tablet listing the troika Marx, Engels, Lenin, and a fourth, struck out.Skinner was also given responsibility for liaising closely with the troika at the apex of Bush's re-election campaign.The Clippers like to boast that their troika is thriving while McDyess is stumbling.