ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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KABUL-A Rocky Revolution

January 19, 1980 KABUL A Rocky Revolution Mohan Ram IN the eerie glimmer of the dying day, the Antonov-22 aircraft at the end of the runway looks shadowy and unreal against the snow-covered hills, Soviet soldiers, dwarfed by the giant aircraft, unload crates of hardware feverishly. The alighting visitor is greeted by the legend painted in red, in Pushtun, Russian and English on the terminal building: "Welcome to the land of new model revolution".

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