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Veteran Says Afghan War Film "Blackens" Soviet History

Published on Apr 17, 2019
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Veteran Says Afghan War Film "Blackens" Soviet History

Russian veterans want to ban a film about Soviet troops in Afghanistan they say is unpatriotic. "Leaving Afghanistan", by the Russian director, Pavel Lungin, depicts the chaotic withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan in 1989, following a 10-year war.
Originally published at - http://www.rferl.org/a/soviet-afghan...


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