Afghanistan between two fires
Passions are rising in Afghanistan with active geopolitical processes underway around the country. There are two major aspects at this stage: the negotiation process as regards the Taliban movement …
Presidential election. A stress test for Afghanistan
Political processes in Afghanistan have remained tumultuous. News about the presidential election has filled the information sphere immediately after news …
Afghanistan readying for presidential election
The situation around Afghanistan is rapidly developing - alongside with the main issue, the negotiating process with the Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia), the election campaign has begun. On July …
Decision to put off Afghan presidential election made under US influence
Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission could make a decision to postpone the presidential election scheduled for April 20 until June 20 under pressure from the United States, which needs …
What does Donald Trump’s intention to withdraw troops from Afghanistan mean?
US President Donald Trump has commanded the Pentagon to hammer out a plan for the removal of around 7,000 US troops from Afghanistan, CNN reported the previous day with reference to informed sources. …
Militants storm government offices in Kabul, killing at least 27
At least 27 people were killed in the attack at government offices in Kabul, Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior Affairs said on Monday, TASS reported.
The majority of people killed in the attack by …
Afghanistan to bring Russia and US closer together
Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation and, perhaps, the best-known Afghan in the West, arrived in Moscow on December 7 to meet with Igor Morgulov, deputy …
Consultations on Afghanistan: score one for Russia
Moscow hosted Afghan settlement consultations on November 9, bringing together representatives of Russia, India, Central Asian countries, Pakistan, Iran …
Russia, Japan, UN agree on cooperation in fighting Afghan drug threat
Russia, Japan and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime will cooperate in the fight against the Afghan drug threat, according to a trilateral declaration signed in the UN Vienna office on Monday.
Refusal to take part in conference on Afghanistan reflects Washington’s hypocrisy
The United States’ refusal to take part in the conference on Afghanistan scheduled to be held in Moscow on September 4 reflects the hypocrisy of Washington’s peace rhetoric with respect to …