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This attribution issue offers tactical advantages for the Kremlin such as letting Russia make mischief in ways that are even more subtle than its assassins' signature polonium tea.
Speaking of Russia, these pics of Pooty-Poo goin’ fishin’ are worth their weight in polonium…
Their discovery of radioactive elements radium and polonium earned them the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics, shared with Henri Becquerel.
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First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
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