Gennadiy N. Lepeshkin: Well, this is a political question, and I believe that it was not only the USSR that was working in that area. France was working on it, Japan was working on it, England was working on it to some extent. Incidentally, it was one of... one of the first to produce... was the most highly-prepared in that... in its time, to wage such a war. And then in that... the United States of America... entered that race. So, the history of biological weapons development goes back a long way, and the fact that countries had such designs, including offensive ones, points to the fact that this was the policy, that [our] government needed to do this.