RUSSIA: Tadjiks Promoted

Spaciously last week Soviet Dictator Josef Stalin gestured toward the million Tadjiks who industrially grow cotton in Tadjikistan and fluently speak Farsit.

On a great scroll inscribed in flowery Farsit the Soviet Assembly of Tadjikistan recently despatched to Moscow a formal notice of their wish to hop up a grade in the peculiar national hierarchy of the Soviet Union. They were already the Autonomous Republic of Tadjikistan, They would now like to make use of their "autonomy" to proclaim themselves the Independent Republic of Tadjikistan. Would that be all right? Last week Dictator Stalin signified that it would. Straightway grateful Tadjiks...

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