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October 06, 2021
After Tragic Loss, An Afghan Refugee Finds Solace In Teaching Art To Others
Afghan artist Omar Khamosh fled to Vahdat, Tajikistan, in early 2021 after he escaped from Taliban militants who threatened him and killed his father. In his new home, he opened a studio and started offering art classes to young students.
August 30, 2021
'Power Vacuum' In Kabul: RFE/RL's Radio Azadi Journalist Describes Life Under The Taliban
An activist in Herat has told of restrictions on clothing, while a Kabul resident was surviving on bread after not being paid her salary. RFE/RL's Radio Azadi journalist Mustafa Sarwar answered questions from Current Time viewers and talked about life in Afghanistan under the Taliban.
August 20, 2021
'The Situation Is Deteriorating By The Minute': Reporter In Kabul Describes Scenes Of Desperation
Current Time freelance reporter Liza Karimi describes the situation at Kabul airport on August 19. Amid the sound of gunfire, the Russian-speaking reporter says people are afraid, and that some have been waiting for days for a way to leave the country.
July 17, 2021
In Welcoming Taliban, Kremlin Opens Door To Criticisms, Diplomatic Uncertainties
The departure of U.S.-led troops from Afghanistan has given Russia a chance to showcase its diplomatic and military influence on the world stage. But experts say Moscow's initial moves have revealed that the Kremlin has no long-term strategy in place.