Krokodil: Russia’s Deadliest Drug (NSFW)

[MUSIC PLAYING]MALE SPEAKER 1: [SPEAKING RUSSIAN] [SOVIET ANTHEM PLAYING]ALISON SEVERS: In 1979, the Soviet army enteredAfghanistan, engaging in a brutal 10-year conflict whichkick-started the Afghan opium trade.It was sold all over the world to help fund the fight againstthe Soviets, but the main customers of the opium werethe Russians themselves.After the fall of the Soviet […]