Tuesday, April 19, 2016

9:16 AM 4/19/2016 - Headlines: Analysts: Russia Plays Double Game in Afghanistan | Afghan Taliban launch attack in central Kabul, killing at least 28 | Reuters



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"“A number of [Afghanistan’s] neighboring countries, including Russia, have reached out to various Taliban splinter groups to establish information channels,” said an adviser at the presidential palace in Kabul, who spoke on the condition of anonymity...
It is not clear whether or not the Taliban has received any military or financial assistance from Russia, but the group has been trying to gain international recognition, according to the Kabul presidential palace adviser."
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