- Global Voices - https://globalvoices.org -

Afghanistan: Soviet veterans

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, War & Conflict

Two Soviet war veterans who served in Afghanistan are portayed on blogs: Afghanistanica looks [1] at Captain Zakharov, an example of successful counter-insurgency; and Registan.net portrays [2] the mysterious Mahmud Khudoberdiev, who went on to fight in the Tajik Civil War.