Russia and Afghanistan

Putin: Taliban’s fight against drugs questionable

The Taliban (outlawed in Russia - TASS) previously combated drugs in Afghanistan but it will be difficult for them to give up this revenue source in the current environment, Russian President Vladimir Putin said online at the CIS summit. …

Moscow strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Kabul

Russia is seriously worried over the way the situation in Afghanistan is developing and it most strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Kabul, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the media on Friday.  "We …

Russia to allow resettlement of 1000 Afghans

Russia will allow the resettlement of around 1,000 Afghan nationals following the Taliban's (terrorist group outlawed in Russia) sudden takeover of Afghanistan, an Afghan diaspora leader said. Chairman of the Afghan Diaspora in …

Russia has no plans to send troops to Afghanistan

Sending troops to Afghanistan is not in Moscow's interests, Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Syromolotov said He added that the Taliban terrorist organisation (banned in Russia) does not need anybody's …