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AnthraxThe Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak$
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Jeanne Guillemin

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780520222045

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520222045.001.0001

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The KGB List of Victims

The KGB List of Victims

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(p.149) 15 The KGB List of Victims
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Anthrax
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Jeanne Guillemin

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0015

This chapter focuses on the KGB list of the outbreak victims, which was given to the research team by Larissa Mishustina, who first wrote a letter to Russian President Yeltsin in order to appeal to his conscience on the 1979 anthrax outbreak. Mishustina also recommended that he read two articles on anthrax, which were written by a native of Yekaterinburg. The chapter examines the list of the victims of the 1979 anthrax epidemic and notes Mishustina's assurances that the deaths were “the consequence of bacteriological weapons.” It considers the fact that questions were still open on military involvement in the outbreak, before finally examining the interviews that were conducted in Chkalovskiy, and which reveal links to the military.

Keywords:   KGB list, outbreak victims, Larissa Mishustina, bacteriological weapons, military involvement

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