FOX News: Evidence of Russian military support for Afghan Taliban is growing
KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan villagers caught in Taliban territory in the northern province of Kunduz, by the border of Tajikistan, recently began reporting unmarked helicopters at night landing and leaving quickly from known Taliban hideouts, or at least areas outside of government control.
Others spoke of smugglers bringing in shipments of small boats across the quiet river, called Panj on the Tajikistan side and Amu on the Afghanistan, between the two countries.
It didn't take long before suspicions arose of an international outfit at play. The locals feared going close to the tightly controlled Taliban enclaves to investigate. Around the same time, reports from the U.S. started growing that Russia was once again meddling in Afghanistan -- this time by arming the Taliban.
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Update: Regional Countries Funding The Taliban: Kandahar Police Chief (TOLO News)
WNU Editor: I for one would be surprised if Russia is providing military equipment to the Taliban. Many Russians are still bitter about the Soviet war in Afghanistan .... if word got out that Moscow was supporting the Taliban, the backlash against Putin would be enormous.