Toxic Politics: The Secret History of the Kremlin's Poison Laboratory-from the Special Cabinet to the Death of Litvinenko

Toxic Politics: The Secret History of the Kremlin's Poison Laboratory-from the Special Cabinet to the Death of Litvinenko

by Paul McGregor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313387463
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/21/2011
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Arkadi Vaksberg is an author and the longtime Paris correspondent of the magazine Literaturnaia Gazeta.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Might Is Right 1

2 The Meat Grinder 9

3 Sentenced to Death 17

4 Doctor Death and His Assistants 25

5 The Men in the Iron Masks 45

6 The Tyrant Has a Bit of Fun 57

7 Family Baggage 71

8 Three Cheers for the Birthday Girl! 75

9 Did He Fall, or Was He Pushed? 83

10 Heart Failure 91

11 A Talent for Terror 109

12 Traces Remain 129

13 Stagnation's Final Convulsions 143

14 The Hunting Season 155

15 The Party Gold 163

16 Buried with Full Honors 171

17 When Even the Bravest Tremble 187

18 Poison for Export 199

Index 211

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