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Honour guards take part in a commemorative ceremony at a monument to... News PhotoAfghanistan,Army Soldier,Belarus,Ceremony,Conflict,Guard of Honor,Honor,Horizontal,Laying a Wreath,Minsk,Monument,Participant,Rebellion,Russia,War,War Memorial,War in Afghanistan: 2001-presentPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPHonour guards take part in a commemorative ceremony at a monument to those Soviet soldiers born in Belarus, who were killed in Afghanistan while fighting against the Afghan rebels in the 1980s, in Minsk, on February 15, 2013. The ex-Soviet nation of Belarus marked today the 24th anniversary of the Soviet troops withdrawal from Afghanistan. AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEV (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)