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Ruchi Kumar

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Kabul, Afghanistan
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
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Writer. Journalist. Based #Afghanistan. Words @ForeignPolicy @Guardian @TheNationalUAE @WashingtonPost @Vice Earlier: Web producer @dna @TimesofIndia #FFR

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Biography

I am an Indian journalist currently working in Kabul, Afghanistan, focusing on news stories from the Af-Pak region.

After four years as a journalist in India, I moved to Kabul about a year and half ago looking for different stories to tell.

Most recently, I was working with Impassion Afghanistan...

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@RuchiKumar — 5,575 followers, 8,201 tweets

RT @extracrispy: You can only find it in Afghanistan after the first snow has fallen.  http://extra.cr/2G76cAn 
RT @FreeWomenWriter: an ode to one of our favorite foods at one of of our favorite restaurants in #Kabul. Bost employs survivors of… https://t.co/47KyabQQsi
RT @Humayoonbabur: #KabulAttack:Unconfirmed report says one of the #IC Kabul's hotel owners/partner (Suraya Zabuli) also among victims… https://t.co/32fbxluSBk
It's not winter in Kabul till it hasn't snowed (As the Afghans say, Kabul can be without gold, but not snow). And with snow, comes a season of amazing winter food like Kachee, a sticky porridge served with a well of butter, to warm your soul  http://www.extracrispy.com/food/4765/kachee-keeps-kabul-warm-in-the-winter 
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