25 years ago, in February 1989, the Soviet Union withdrew troops from Afghanistan. The last war of a huge and still united country ended. What was it - failure or victory? Who all this time remained in the shadow of military battles? How did the GRU and the CIA collide in Afghanistan? Who has profited from this war?
In the film by Andrei Kondrashov, secrets are first revealed to those whose duty it was to remain silent. Illegals of the Main Intelligence Directorate, scouts of the Afghan special services XAD, leaders of the mujahideen, as well as the chief resident of the CIA, who was responsible for all the sabotage in that war. It was he who destroyed Soviet rule aviation in the Afghan sky: put stingers to dushmans. But why did the CIA slip so suddenly?
Viewers will find out the unknown details of the famous assault on the Palace of Amin. What role did the Soviet Muslim battalion play in eliminating the president of Afghanistan? Who are these heroes who went to the Palace under a barrage of fire without body armor? Why are Afghans still shocked by the cunning and cunning of these "Russians"?
For many years, our combatants did not know why the Mujahideen were already aware of the time and directions of large-scale Soviet attacks. It turns out that they had informants in the leadership of the Ministry of Defense and even in the Central Committee of the CPSU. The current successor to Ahmad Shah Massoud for the first time names all the traitors in Moscow by name, who have killed hundreds of our soldiers in Afghanistan.
The standoff at the Salang Pass. We will see how our combatant, wanting to capture the most experienced dushman, hit the female half of the Afghan home. What happened then and why this commander of the field commanders now treat pilaf? Incredible encounter with the sworn enemies of 30 years later.