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Russian hide-and-seek the tsarist secret police in St Petersburg, 1906 - 1914 by Iain Lauchlan

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Published by Finnish Literature Society in Helsinki .
Written in English


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StatementIain Lauchlan.
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LC ClassificationsDK
The Physical Object
Pagination405 p. ;
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22523706M
ISBN 109517463561

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