Can the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan teach us a thing or two about the Ukraine war?

Almost 34 years ago, on this day — February 15th, 1989 — the last Soviet soldier left Afghanistan. As we mark this anniversary, I take a moment to reflect on the lessons learned from the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, which may provide insights into the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

Rustam Seerat
ILLUMINATION’S MIRROR
5 min readFeb 15, 2023

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Rustam Seerat
ILLUMINATION’S MIRROR

I scout Afghanistan media for stories about women that deserve wider attention. Whatever I earn on Medium, 50% will be donated to educating children in Afg.