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Afgan war veteran - Kiev, Ukraine, Oct 2010 (7368) | by Grey Photography
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Afgan war veteran - Kiev, Ukraine, Oct 2010 (7368)

Soviet troops spent a decade fighting in Afghanistan. About 900,000 Soviet men and women served there. As many as 15,000 of them died. Another 75,000 were wounded. An average tour was 110 weeks. To this day many of the survivors cannot forget their Afghan experiences. As many as 6,000 of them still travel to veteran's rehab centres across Russia today.

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Taken on October 8, 2010