Russian policy looked like a crazy quilt of contradiction; but it was not. Danes rejoiced as the Red Army began to leave Bornholm Island last week. (Some of the Russian soldiers carried grandfather clocks on their backs.) Russia was suspected of stirring up another hornets' nest for Iran by inciting the Kurds to revolt, but promised to leave Iran within six weeks "if nothing unforeseen happens." The Supreme Soviet ordered six more classes of the Red Army to be demobilized by September.

The next day Moscow Pundit Vassily Voronin warned that Russia was "surrounded...

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