The last Soviet in Afghanistan.

The video shows the poignant story of a former Soviet soldier who was captured by the Mujahideen during the Soviet war in Afghanistan, and did not return to Ukraine until 30 years later. Because he was deemed a traitor, he remained in Afghanistan.

About Barbara Dillon Hillas

Mother of global nomads; wife of diplomat; peripatetic lawyer; annotator of foreign service life, rule of law, culture, travel, & whatever strikes my fancy.
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