The Senior Investigator in the Moscow Prosecutor’s Office finds the KGB hindering his investigation of three corpses found frozen in Gorky Park.
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When Arkady Renko, Senior Investigator in the Moscow Prosecutor's Office, arrives in Gorky Park to examine the three mutilated corpses found frozen in the snow, he discovers that he is not the first investigator on the scene. Major Pribluda of the KGB has been there before him – trampling all over the site and destroying the evidence…
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