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Director of ‘Unpatriotic’ Movie Says Russia Not Ready for Truth About War
As the country prepares for its annual Victory Day parade, a movie on the Soviet war in Afghanistan is raising uncomfortable questions.
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Remembering the Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan, 30 Years Later, in Pictures
Feb. 15, 2019, marks the 30th anniversary of the Soviet withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.
The Taliban Gets Moscow’s VIP Treatment. And Why Some New Russian Stats Are Raising Eyebrows
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On Visit to Russia, Taliban Says It Wants U.S. Pullout in Months
The Afghan government is worrying openly that the U.S. will leave them at the mercy of the Taliban.
Russia Plays Power Broker as U.S.-Taliban Talks Gather Steam
Russia will host the Taliban and Afghan politicians opposed to President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday.
Russia Challenges U.S. in Hosting Taliban at Afghan Talks
Russia hosts the Taliban at a peace conference in Moscow in an attempt to foster “inclusive, inter-Afghan dialogue”.
Taliban Participates in Afghanistan Peace Talks in Moscow
Representatives from Iran, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan arrived for the talks, officials said.
Taliban Officials Say They Will Attend Moscow Peace Talks
The Afghan Taliban will join multilateral peace talks hosted by Russia on Friday, senior Taliban officials said after the United States and Afghanistan...
Russia Postpones Afghan Peace Meeting at Kabul's Request
Lavrov said Russia wants “Afghan-owned peace talks and is ready for any effective cooperation in that regard with the government of Afghanistan."
Taliban Accepts Russian Invitation to Talks, Afghan Govt Declines
Washington and Afghanistan have said they will not go to the Moscow talks in September.
Afghanistan Calls on Russia to Help Press Taliban Into Peace Talks
Nearly 40 years have passed since Moscow sent its troops into Afghanistan, beginning a bloody decade-long occupation.
Taliban to Take Part in Moscow Talks on Afghanistan in September
Moscow had invited the Taliban, which is banned in Russia and considered a terrorist organisation.
Missing Soviet Pilot Turns Up Alive in Afghanistan, 30 Years After War
Officially, 417 Soviet soldiers were declared a missing or as prisoners of war in the 1979-1989 conflict.
Russia Dismisses as 'Idle Gossip' Claims It Is Helping Afghan Taliban
"Once again, we insist that such statements are absolutely baseless and appeal to officials not to talk nonsense."
Former Afghan President Sees Russia as Key to Peace With Taliban
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai believes Russia can play a decisive role in ending America’s longest war
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Cites Fake Bin Laden Visit to Slam Manafort Indictment
Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on Wednesday criticized the indictment of Donald Trump’s former campaign manager this week by referring to a...
Safe But Not Welcomed, Afghan Refugees Build New Lives in Russia
Moscow's Afghan community centers around a cluster of gray tower blocks that make up the Soviet-era Sevastopol Hotel
Russia Gambles in Afghanistan — Again (Op-ed)
Moscow may think co-operation with the Taliban is an insurance policy for the future. In reality, it risks increased antagonism between the world’s military...
Russia May be Supplying Afghanistan's Taliban, U.S. General Says
A top U.S. General said on Thursday that the Kremlin may be directly supplying the Taliban in Afghanistan
Putin to Stress Superpower Status in Presidential Campaign
Restoring Moscow's global influence will be a dominant theme of the 2018 election, experts say.
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