The Assassination of Rasputin

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Although some sources mention Madeira, it was most probably poisoned Tokaji wine, which they tried to assassinate Grigori Rasputin with. In fact, during his last evening, Rasputin consumed high quantities of pastries and sweet wine - both poisoned with cyanide. Indeed, Rasputin didn´t show any symptoms of poisoning. His murderers finally resorted to the gun. After Rasputin's death there could not be detected any cyanide in his body, but alcohol ...


Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (1869-1916)

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Just Said ...

„Another glass, Watson!” said Mr. Sherlock Holmes as he extended the bottle of Imperial Tokay. ... „It is a good wine, Holmes.” - „A remarkable wine, Watson. Our friend upon the sofa has assured me that it is from Franz Josef’s special cellar at the Schoenbrunn Palace.”
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