When KGB archives declassified in 1990's, we learned that KGB ran a program of painting swastikas on West German streets in 1970s-80's to give appearance of rising nazism, an attempt to hurt the Deutsche Mark and foreign investment into the country.

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— Jay in Kyiv (@JayinKyiv) October 14, 2023