Афганистан: тогда и сейчас

Рубрики: Фотогалерея, Афганистан Опубликовано: 16-11-2010



Major Cavagnari, the British envoy, with Afghan chieftains, 1879.



The future leadership of the Afghan air force with Major ­Jason A Church of the US marines, who is ­helping to ­train them.

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Dost ­Mohammad Khan, emir of Afghanistan for four ­decades, with his family. His influence towered over relations with the British.


The political staff of the British embassy

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Scene with ­musicians in the city of Jalalabad, 1878.


A music school in Kabul, where the boys learn the traditional Afghan instrument, the rubab. It is a skill that nearly became ­extinct after the Taliban banned secular music.

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'Nautch' dancing girls – Hindu women who were ­imported to entertain Afghanistan’s rulers.


The Afghan women's national basketball squad.

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Officers of the 51st Regiment on Sultan Tarra, 1878. Three ­local scouts or servants sit at the back.


The crew and ground staff of the new international airline, Safi Airways.

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Mahomed Tahir Khan, Aslam Khan of Ghazni.


Pro-Taliban refugees.

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