Veteran Says Afghan War Film "Blackens" Soviet History
Video Channel: Radio Free Europe\/Radio Liberty
Russian veterans want to ban a film about Soviet troops in Afghanistan they say is unpatriotic. "Leaving Afghanistan", by the Russian director, Pavel Lungin, depicts the chaotic withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan in 1989, following a 10-year war.
Originally published at - http://www.rferl.org/a/soviet-afghan...