National Geographic : 1991 Sep
The future is murky for Igor Marfut, a Soviet Army officer billeted in a Dresden apart ment with his wife and son. By the end of 1994 the army will be back inthe Soviet Union, where housing for soldiers is critically scarce. Meanwhile, defections have increased, and some soldiers have sold their uniforms. The Soviet command is unloading white elephants, such as amphibi ous vehicles, which went on the block in East Berlin. 31 :11: i~: ""