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The Soviet Union Overview:

The Soviet Union started developing its chemical and biological weapons program in 1926.  During World War II, production of all types of chemical agents increased dramatically.  As with most other countries involved in World War II, the Soviets never deployed its weapons; instead, it stockpiled them as a deterrent.

 

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Sources:

http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/russia/cbw/cw.htm

http://www.fas.org/bwc/papers/review/wwii.htm

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/longterm/coldwar/leonidovkaa.htm