Afghans abroad: Moscow edition

As a follow up to our entry on Afghans in Britain responding to the presidential election in Afghanistan, Nadezhda Kevorkova writes:

What do the Afghan people think of the election? Most of the Moscow-based Afghans are happy to discuss it, but they don’t want their pictures taken.

Young Pashtuns aren’t very optimistic. I am talking to a Pashtun from Herat. He says he preferred Mohammad Ismail Khan, if anyone. He may be a Tajik but he is a Mujahideen, Herat-born and had been its governor for a long time.

“Otherwise they all are crooks, and all they want is to sell out to…” To read more click here.

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