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‘We Cannot Win’: Russia’s Military Veterans Opposing The Ukraine War

Moscow Times 03 Oct 2022
“We all talk and discuss what is going on,” said Nikolai Prokudin, a 61-year-old veteran of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan who opposes the war in Ukraine. “There are people with views identical to mine, others are less radical… But most people are fooled by the propaganda,” he told The Moscow Times.
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'This idiot Putin has gotten himself into a war we cannot win': Russia's military veterans ...

The Daily Mail 03 Oct 2022
Russia's military veterans have lined up to slam Vladimir Putin and his faltering war in Ukraine, branding the tyrant an 'idiot' ... He told the Moscow Times ... Nikolai Prokudin, 61, who served in the Soviet Army in Afghanistan, said ... There are people with views identical to mine, others are less radical… But most people are fooled by the propaganda.' ... .
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China's failure to invest in Afghanistan is frustrating the Taliban

The Times of India 02 Oct 2022
The dream of mining riches in Afghanistan dates back centuries ... A spokesman for Afghanistan's ministry of mines and petroleum, Mufti Esmatullah Burhan, downplayed any security risk to China, saying the Taliban have tightened control throughout the country and that a ...
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‘Blacklisted’ Afghan interpreters were disqualified from U.S. visas. Now they’re in hiding

The Los Angeles Times 02 Oct 2022
spent nearly three decades carefully cleaning up land mines and disabling unexploded bombs planted by insurgent groups in Afghanistan ... The rapid and disorganized exit from Afghanistan a year ago left many people in danger under Taliban rule ... drone strike remain stuck in Afghanistan ... He and his family left Afghanistan in August 2021.
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Bitcoin Could Be as Bad for the Planet as Beef

Irish Independent 30 Sep 2022
Bitcoin mining's climate impact is comparable ... That's equivalent to the emissions of Afghanistan, Slovenia or Uruguay in 2018.Bitcoin's carbon footprint also grows over time because, to mine new coins, multiple miners compete to verify transactions on the blockchain.
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China’s investment promises to the Taliban have not panned out

Taipei Times 28 Sep 2022
The US withdrawal from Afghanistan after two decades of war opened up an opportunity for China to expand its influence and lock down access to the country’s vast mineral deposits ... China and Afghanistan share a 76km border ... The dream of mining riches in Afghanistan dates back centuries.
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Afghanistan Ready to Initiate TAPI Project: Baradar

Tolo News 26 Sep 2022
Mullah Baradar made the remarks in a meeting with the CEO of the TAPI Pipeline Company Limited (TPCL), Muhammetmyrat Amanov, and the Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Afghanistan Hoja Ovezov ... The Afghanistan Chamber of Industry and Mines (ACIM) said that the implementation of the TAPI project will help Afghanistan reach self-sufficiency.
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Domestic Company Wins Fluoride Mine Contract

Tolo News 25 Sep 2022
The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum said that it will give a 10 percent discount in taxes for the company if the company carries out the processing inside Afghanistan ... The Afghanistan Chamber of Industry and Mines (ACIM) said that domestic companies should be given priorities in such contracts.
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Rare 5,000-carat Afghan ruby unveiled in Dubai

The National 25 Sep 2022
Its discovery in the small village of Hyderabad, bordering Iran and Afghanistan, was said to be startling due to the lack of mining activity in the area ... “It was an accidental finding from the village called Hyderabad bordering Iran and Afghanistan. There is no mining activity in the village that is under the jurisdiction of Afghanistan,” he said.
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Seven times that J.R. Majewski claimed in the media that he deployed to Afghanistan

Media Matters 22 Sep 2022
Afghanistan? ... Recalling the “buddy of mine” who Majewski spent “months in Afghanistan with” ... Majewski then told the story of an alleged “buddy of mine that I haven't seen in forever,” claiming to have “spent some months in Afghanistan with him, all over the place with him,” and supposedly got him to reconsider his views politically.
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The AP reported that documents indicate J.R. Majewski “never deployed” to Afghanistan. He repeatedly claimed ...

Media Matters 21 Sep 2022
Afghanistan? ... Recalling the “buddy of mine” who Majewski spent “months in Afghanistan with” ... Majewski then told the story of an alleged “buddy of mine that I haven't seen in forever,” claiming to have “spent some months in Afghanistan with him, all over the place with him,” and supposedly got him to reconsider his views politically.
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Roomba Test-Drive

Park Record 21 Sep 2022
As long as the floors stay clean, I’m okay with a robot take-over. Since iRobot was founded in 1990, its machines have searched hidden chambers in the Great Pyramid in Egypt, monitored Gulf of Mexico oil spills, and neutralized land mines in Afghanistan. I had nothing this noble in mind. I just wanted to get rid of dust. The project ... Unboxing & set-up.
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'Samarkand Spirit' to be Driven by 'Responsible Powers' Russia and China, by Pepe Escobar

The Unz Review 16 Sep 2022
Initially, the Shanghai Five were focused on fighting terrorism – months before the US war of terror (italics mine) metastasized from Afghanistan to Iraq and beyond ...Fundamental transformations have been outlined in world politics and economics, and they are irreversible.” (italics mine).
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Why is Ukraine very happy with its Mastiff armored patrol vehicles?

Technology Org 15 Sep 2022
The United Kingdom donated its Afghanistan-hardened Mastiff protected patrol vehicles to Ukraine and they are extremely useful when facing the ongoing counterattacks in Eastern and Southern parts of the country ... Mastiff was designed for Afghanistan, where mines and IEDs were a huge threat to the coalition forces.
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China promoting Taliban 2.0 for better business deals in Afghanistan

Beijing News 13 Sep 2022
China's recent efforts to promote and support the Taliban 2.0 regime indicate that it is getting ready to recognize the government currently in place in Afghanistan ... On the other hand, it is engaged in what is much more than business and cultural diplomacy to broaden its footprint in Afghanistan.

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