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dec 25, 1979 - Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

Description:

the Afghanistan government was overthrown and people were not happy with the new system

-new system was communist and backed by soviets

-lots of little uprisings and coups which led the Soviets to invade and keep the communist system

-US backed the uprisings and tried to support them fighting communism

-eventually this settled and Soviet troops controlled most of the country, excluding some rural areas

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Date:

dec 25, 1979
Now
~ 38 years ago

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