STRATEGY: Russian Rorschach Test

Once in a while, when a Soviet Russian finds enough distance between himself and the Kremlin, he has an idea all his own. Last week, the commandant of the small eastern German town of Döberitz brought forth a dandy.

A delegation of local fräuleins asked if something couldn't be done about Russian soldiers molesting German women. Said the commandant: "Always carry some ink with you. In case of distress, pour it over the soldier's clothes. Since every soldier has but one uniform, I can easily find out the culprit from the ink blot."

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