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Why in the midst of veterans Afghans no unity?

In the day of the 18th anniversary since the withdrawal of Russian troops from Afghanistan will be held to mark the date of this event. Usually on the peninsula of courage and sorrow in Troiza held a rally with former role "internationalists" and representatives of authorities. Foundation "Remembrance Afgan" organizes avtokruiz route Minsk-"Stalin Line" Borisov-Orsha-Vitebsk "Field of the glory" ("branch" "Stripes Stalin" of Polotsk). As the representative of the fund marketplace Alexander, on the ground referred to "memorials" planned military reenactment. Market "As for this time, the Foundation "Remembrance Afgan" very concerned, so it is not started was thrown "down

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Rehabilitation center for soldiers in Afghanistan opened in Ulan-Ude (video)

It will have both medical care and psychological support. The center was established by a grant obtained by the public organization of veterans

For equipment and repairs took half a million rubles, and the building was donated to the city government has provided rental.

Rehabilitation center for veterans of the Afghanistan Geological Survey located on the street next to the People's Court of October district. Afghans hand and congratulate we launched with the opening.

— The fact that today it is the center open for our children who participated in the

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Afghan journalist sentenced to death for insulting Islam

Journalist of the newspaper "Jahan e NAU" and student of the Institute of Balkhash was arrested in October last year for "spreading materials offensive to Islam." His fellow students was told that Kalbahsh open a discussion with them printed from the web article, which readaxis of the role of ladies in Islamic society and, namely, it was noted that the Prophet Mohammed ignored right ladies. The Tribunal considers these acts Kalbahsha insult Islam. Journalist pleaded guilty, but he was sentenced to the death penalty.Limited Islamic theologians welcomed the court’s decision. The UN representative in Afghanistan Bo Aspland urged Afghan authorities

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U.S. ordered another batch of Mi-17 helicopters

"Rosoboronexport" and the Department of the U.S. Army signed a contract for the supply of Russian helicopters for the Afghan army, the press service of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation.

 

"In a joint effort to combat terrorism on June 16 in Paris, a contract was signed between JSC" Rosoboronexport "and the Ministry of the U.S. Army for the supply of Russian helicopters" Mi "in the interests of the Afghan National Army," — said in a statement FSMTC Russia, received in the "Interfax" on Monday.

The report says

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NATO has apologized for the killing of children

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The forces of the international coalition in Afghanistan, conducted Oct. 14 special operation against the Taliban, apologized for the deaths in an airstrike three children. According to Afghan authorities, killing two boys and a girl, reports BBC BBC.

The purpose of the special operation in the southern Afghan province of Helmand was beating on the Taliban that installed roadside bomb.

This is not the first case of civilian deaths in the course of special operations forces in Afghanistan. This September in the Afghan province of Laghman of the North Atlantic Alliance air strikes killed eight women

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The War on Terror

What is in fact the "war on terror"? Why, when innocent people are being killed terrorists — it's bad, but when it does the same thing the U.S. government, it's good? What's going on there, where the U.S. and its allies "have brought freedom and democracy"? In search of answers to these questions, John Pilger goes to where the unfolding "war on terror." The author gives all parties to speak — an American whose brother was killed on Sept. 11, and Afghan women, whose family was killed by "retaliation for the attacks on September 11." He speaks

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Truth and heresy Afgan

Confessions of a lieutenant colonel emergency services to ensure Army (Rapid Equipping Force — ARF) Daniel Davis placed in the Armed Forces Journal («Army Journal"), should be translated one hundred percent. Just do not allow the format of the newspaper, well, almost all of what he says Russian reader is very familiar. If at the time a lieutenant-colonel in the Russian Army in Afghanistan has been able to publish what he beheld in the country, it would come out virtually the same picture. D.Devis writes: "My service in the ARF was associated (last year) with a visit to all the

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Almost 25 thousand Afghan soldier deserted from the army

The number of desertions from the ranks of the Afghan national army (ANA) has recently time grows rapidly, said in a local TV channel Sun "Tolo" referring to the NATO statistics and reports of some Western media.

According to the "Tolo" in the true time Every seventh ANA soldier deserting the army ranks, for the first six months of 2011 more than 24 thousand Afghan soldier fled from the army to their homes. For the first six months of 2010 the figure was about half the size.

Exceptionally, in June of the present year, the Afghan army had deserted

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NATO and the production of drugs in Afghanistan.

In late August 2008 the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released its annual report on the production of opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan, which states: "No other country in the world except China middle of the XIX century, did not produce as many drugs as modern Afghanistan . "

After the invasion of U.S. and NATO forces, drug production has increased several times. Today it is Russia and the EU countries are the main victims of heroin from Afghanistan. It is noted that the rapid increase in the consumption of drugs in Russia in the last ten

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Why the U.S. can achieve great success in Afghanistan than the Soviet Union (World Politics Review, United States)

If we take as a starting point the U.S. war in Afghanistan October 7, 2001, when the South American troops for the first time invaded the country, today it continues longer than the dips Russian operation in the 1980s. At the NATO summit, which was held on November 20 in Lisbon, South American government decided to continue fighting actions in Afghanistan, at least, until 2014. A senior U.S. government even that the anticipated date of withdrawal referred to "only desired."

Opponents of further large-scale U.S. operations in Afghanistan aimed at suppression of unrest inside the country, refer to the failed

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