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1. Going Postal, Falling in Rivers, and Surviving Crimean Vacation

In this week's Odder News, pregnant cows falling in rivers, drunk Pitertsy falling in rivers, mysterious runoff in the Black Sea, and going postal.

Tags: afghanistan, Crimea, post office, fontanka, rivers, cows
2. A Dangerous Film about Dangerous Wars

Pavel Lungin’s controversial film Братство is nothing new, but its political context is — and that’s what makes it so dangerous.

Tags: military, politics, Soviet-Afghan War, afghanistan, war, film
3. From Their Smile to Their Heartbeat, Everybody's Hiding Something

This week gives everybody a new lease on life, whether in the form of a photo touch up, another platform for Putin, or an actual new life for a “dead” journalist.

Tags: austria, afghanistan, st. petersburg, putin, navalny
By Irina Bukharin
4. Afghanistan: A Second Chance?

Thirty years ago, in 1979, the Persian Gulf was a tinderbox. On January 16, following months of uprisings, the Shah of Iran was overthrown. One month later, it looked like Afghanistan’s turn. The Soviet-backed thugs running the country had imposed radical social reforms, sparking a civil war and threatening pro-Soviet rule...

Tags: afghanistan, soviet, intervention, war
By Paul E. Richardson
5. Afghanistan Country Facts
Tags: russia, afghanistan

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