TITLE

Seeing in the Rain

PUB. DATE
October 1982
SOURCE
National Review;10/15/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 20, p1261
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the defection of Soldier Anatoly Sakharov from the Soviet Army to a band of Afghan freedom fighters. The charges against Sakharov are that in a tape-recorded interview with Western media, Sakharov declared that the Soviets are using lethal chemical weapons against the Afghans. He also reported seeing caches of weapons in several Soviet air bases in Afghanistan. Sakharov's story featured under different proportions in various newspapers of the U.S. The comments from the media related to the story are given in the article.
ACCESSION #
6081197

 

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