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Sun Dec 12 07:07:22 GMT 2021
Am 12.12.2021 um 07:40 schrieb Raymond Collins:
> On the other hand, Russian executions consisted of either a firing squad or
> during the Stalinist period a bullet to the back of the head. Interestingly
> enough Russia has had a moratorium on executions since about 1997.
unless of course Polonium or Novichok is used ..
> On Sat, Dec 11, 2021, 10:02 PM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
>> Looking at Mountains of Mourning again, and actually paying
>> "How economical," said Miles, rolling his eyes. "Look, uh — suppose her
>> story checks out and we nail this guy. Do I have to, personally...?"
>> "One of the liveried men will be your bodyguard. And — if the story checks
>> — the executioner."
>> - So this would suggest that execution was prompt, and that there's no
>> real set system for it - Miles really did think he might have to be judge,
>> jury and executioner.
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