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Author Vaksberg, Arkadiń≠.

Title Toxic politics : the secret history of the Kremlin's poison laboratory--from the Special Cabinet to the death of Litvinenko / Arkadi Vaksberg ; translated by Paul McGregor.

Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  323.044 VAKS    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Laboratoire des poisons. English
Physical description xiv, 218 pages ; 25 cm
Notes "Originally published in French as Le laboratoire des poisons"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Might is right -- The meat grinder -- Sentenced to death -- Doctor Death and his assistants -- The men in the iron masks -- The tyrant has a bit of fun -- Family baggage -- Three cheers for the birthday girl! -- Did he fall, or was he pushed? -- Heart failure -- A talent for terror -- Traces remain -- Stagnation's final convulsions -- The hunting season -- The party gold -- Burial with full honors -- When even the bravest tremble -- Poison for export.
Subject Poisoning -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union -- History.
Poisoning -- Political aspects -- Russia (Federation) -- History.
Internal security -- Soviet Union -- History.
Internal security -- Russia (Federation) -- History.
State-sponsored terrorism -- Soviet Union -- History.
State-sponsored terrorism -- Russia (Federation) -- History.
Political crimes and offenses.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government.
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9780313387463 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
031338746X (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9780313387470 (ebk.)
0313387478 (ebk.)