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MOSCOW, October 30. /TASS/. The pilot of a Mil Mi-8 helicopter who was captured by Taliban in Afghanistan in April 2013 has been released, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
“On October 29, as a result of concerted efforts, Russian national Pavel Petrenko, the pilot of a Mi-8 helicopter that had made an emergency landing in the Afghan province of Logar, who was seized and has been held by Taliban since April 2013 in captivity, was released,” the ministry said.
It said Petrenko is currently at Russia’s embassy in Kabul and will soon return to Russia.