Syria conflict: Russia's scars from Afghanistan

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Syria conflict: Russia's scars from Afghanistan

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It is more than 26 years since Soviet troops pulled out of Afghanistan. But today Russia, once again, is at war outside the former Soviet Union - in Syria.The BBC's Steve Rosenberg in Moscow met some veterans of that Soviet war to find out what lessons were learnt.

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