- 47 min.
The war of the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in 1979 is still full of many secrets. And perhaps the most intriguing of them is connected with the operation "Baikal-79", the beginning of the invasion. The battle lasted only 43 minutes in the Taj Beck Palace, the residence of the head of Afghanistan, Amin. But this was preceded by a long chain of intriguing events in Moscow and Kabul.