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Russia sees dialogue opportunity with Taliban in Afghanistan

Clip: 10/05/2021 | 5m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

As the United States continues to manage the fallout from its withdrawal from Afghanistan, in Moscow there's a sense of deja vu. Russia's departure after the Soviet war there led to a protracted period of chaos and civil war, which culminated with the U.S. invasion in 2001. But Russian veterans see some essential differences between both withdrawals. Special correspondent Stuart Smith reports.

Aired: 10/05/21

Rating: NR

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