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August 18, 1996 | From Associated Press
A seven-member Russian air crew, held by rebels in Afghanistan for a year, escaped in their own plane to the United Arab Emirates. Officials said they brought three of their former captors with them. The crew escaped Friday under the pretense of carrying out regular maintenance work on their cargo plane.
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August 18, 1996 | From Associated Press
A seven-member Russian air crew, held by rebels in Afghanistan for a year, escaped in their own plane to the United Arab Emirates. Officials said they brought three of their former captors with them. The crew escaped Friday under the pretense of carrying out regular maintenance work on their cargo plane.
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December 17, 1991
A Soviet delegation arrives in the Pakistani capital Thursday for three days of talks with leaders of Afghanistan's Islamic moujahedeen resistance. It will be Moscow's latest effort to gain freedom for dozens--possibly hundreds--of Soviet prisoners still missing from the decade-long war in Afghanistan. A handful of prisoners seized by the U.S.-backed rebels have been freed since the Soviet army withdrew the last of its 110,000 troops from Kabul in February, 1990.
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December 17, 1991
A Soviet delegation arrives in the Pakistani capital Thursday for three days of talks with leaders of Afghanistan's Islamic moujahedeen resistance. It will be Moscow's latest effort to gain freedom for dozens--possibly hundreds--of Soviet prisoners still missing from the decade-long war in Afghanistan. A handful of prisoners seized by the U.S.-backed rebels have been freed since the Soviet army withdrew the last of its 110,000 troops from Kabul in February, 1990.
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September 21, 1991 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Arguing that the war in Afghanistan will not be over until all Soviet soldiers have returned home, deputies in the Russian Parliament called Friday for negotiations with Afghan rebels based in Pakistan to free prisoners of war. Concern for the 308 Soviet soldiers still listed as missing in action from the Afghan war has grown in recent days because of the Kremlin's decision to halt weapons shipments to the embattled Marxist government that the Soviets helped to install.
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February 11, 1990 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State James A. Baker III, one of Washington's acknowledged political wizards, was a man in his own element on Saturday: working the halls of Congress, charming and cajoling a roomful of lawmakers toward seeing the virtues of the Bush Administration's foreign policy.
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September 21, 1991 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Arguing that the war in Afghanistan will not be over until all Soviet soldiers have returned home, deputies in the Russian Parliament called Friday for negotiations with Afghan rebels based in Pakistan to free prisoners of war. Concern for the 308 Soviet soldiers still listed as missing in action from the Afghan war has grown in recent days because of the Kremlin's decision to halt weapons shipments to the embattled Marxist government that the Soviets helped to install.
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