The U. As long as oil prices were high, the Kremlin could easily afford these expenditures. But starting in November oil prices declined drastically. As revenues declined drastically, the USSR was hurtling toward economic collapse. How a Russian spy outfoxed the British in 19th century Afghanistan. During the Afghan conflict, the Soviet Union found itself in a kind of cognitive dissonance.
On one hand, everyone knew about Afghanistan, on the other hand people went about their lives. Meanwhile, diabolical terror attacks were being prepared. They were provided with money, and waited to receive explosives, plastic bombs and weapons that they would then set off in crowded places Luzhniki, Manezh Square, and etc. These actions were thwarted, thankfully. The Afghan conflict had undermined the morale of the Russian Army, and young men began to dodge the draft.
The war inspired horror, and scary legends were spread about it.
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They sent soldiers there as punishment for misdeeds, and hazing flourished, which became the scourge of the modern army. At this time, the military profession ceased to be attractive. First published in Russian by Russkaya Semyorka.
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In , Soviet troops entered Afghanistan and for the next decade the USSR was mired in a conflict that eventually caused the country to unravel. What invasion? The carrier has been cordoned off by coastguards and it is understood attempts will be made to tug it to safety at 5pm today. The coastguard helicopter struggled to land but briefly boarded the ship just before 9am to drop off someone off on the deck to check on the condition of the crew before flying away to seek shelter. A spokesman for the MCA said: " metre bulk carrier dragged anchor and grounded on west of port entrance between Swanpool and Gullyngvase beaches this morning.
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