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Russian Soldiers Start a Second Life in Afghanistan

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Moscow Times, 6 July 2015

Review of a book, photos and interview with the author, Alexei Nikolayev, a Moscow photographer specialising in photo stories about Russia and the former Soviet republics, who went to Afghanistan to document the lives of six former Soviet soldiers who had been captured by mujahedin during the Soviet-Afghan war in the 1980s and never returned home. A reminder to recent history, from a Russian perspective.