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  Editorial: Civilians don't need AR-15s -
Kokomo TribuneEditorial: Civilians don't need AR-15sKokomo TribuneThe Mikhail Kalashnikov design was soon disseminated around the world as a cheap, effective, durable military and police weapon. America's answer came fewer than 10 years later in the form a modification of the AR-10, a selective fire rifle first ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 5:29 am
  The Economy of Data - Finance Magnates
Finance Magnates (blog)The Economy of DataFinance Magnates (blog)Recently I saw a watchmojo playlist on youtube about people who did not make money from their inventions. Laszlo Biro, who invented the ballpoint pen (aka, the biro). Alexey Pajitnov, who invented Tetris. Mikhail Kalashnikov, who invented the ...and more »
Posted on 18 June 2017 | 11:54 pm
  David and Goliath in Vietnam - New York
New York TimesDavid and Goliath in VietnamNew York TimesThe weapon was the work of a brilliant Soviet firearms designer — Mikhail Kalashnikov. It was fully automatic and rarely jammed, in contrast to the American M-16 rifle, which required constant cleaning to prevent a stoppage. The gallows humor about ...
Posted on 26 May 2017 | 11:52 am
  PH plans to invite Russian weapon
InterAksyonPH plans to invite Russian weapon manufacturers to set up shop in ...InterAksyonA guard of honour fires a gun salute during the funeral of Mikhail Kalashnikov, chief designer of Izhmash Concern, a Russian firearms producer, in Mytischi ...and more »
Posted on 26 May 2017 | 12:42 am
  The story behind the evolution of the deadly
Times NowThe story behind the evolution of the deadly AK-47Times NowThe rifle, which is also known as the Kalashnikov, was developed in the Soviet Union by Mikhail Kalashnikov. So what makes rebels, terrorists and armed forces opt for the AK-47 Kalashnikov? Here are 9 facts of which will enlighten you about the world's ...
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 9:14 am
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  Ratnik Keeps The Kalishnikov Alive by James
The Russian government has agreed to pay for new AK-12 assault rifles as part of its new “future soldier” (Ratnik) set of gear for its infantry.
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 11:11 pm
  MP rebels over Army budget cuts
REBEL MP John Baron has blasted his own government’s cuts to the British Army as “incompetent”, warning dangerous groups like Isis are becoming more of a threat to the West.
Posted on 16 March 2015 | 10:50 am
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  AK-47 designer Mikhail Kalashnikov wrote
MOSCOW—In a regretful letter penned a few months before his death, Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the AK-47 assault rifle, asked the head of the Russian Orthodox Church if he was to blame for the deaths of those killed by his weapon. The Russian ...
Posted on 13 January 2014 | 7:56 pm
  AK-47 rifle inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov
The man who invented the iconic AK-47 automatic rifle wrote of his regret at creating the weapon. Mikhail Kalashnikov, who died last month aged 94, designed the weapon that became synonymous with killing on a sometimes indiscriminate scale. He was seen in ...
Posted on 13 January 2014 | 8:14 am
  20 Facts About Mikhail Kalashnikov’s AK-47
In some places, an AK-47 can be purchased for as little as $10. In most places, one can be bought for under $300. Due to its ease of use, the AK-47 — whose inventor, Mikhail Kalashnikov, died this week, at age 94 — is the weapon of choice for many ...
Posted on 24 December 2013 | 5:38 am
  Mikhail Kalashnikov, Inventor Of The AK-47,
The inventor of the iconic AK-47 automatic rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, has died. Kalashnikov's simple, durable and easily maintained gun became the world's most popular rifle, with more than 100 million in circulation. Kalashnikov was modest about his ...
Posted on 23 December 2013 | 11:52 am
  Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of AK-47, dies
Mikhail Kalashnikov, the Russian gun designer whose AK-47 rifle became the weapon of choice for many national armies and guerrillas around the world, died Monday, the Kremlin announced on its website. He was 94. Kalashnikov designed his first machine gun ...
Posted on 23 December 2013 | 10:33 am
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  AK-47 Inventor: I Don't Lose Sleep
Sixty years after the AK-47 went into production, Mikhail Kalashnikov says he does not stay awake at night worrying about the bloodshed wrought by the world's most popular assault rifle.
Posted on 6 July 2007 | 9:44 am
  Kalashnikov Inventor Laments Proliferation
Mikhail Kalashnikov says he designed the assault rifle that bears his name to fend off the German invasion of the Soviet Union.
Posted on 11 June 2006 | 9:37 am
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  AIMERmarketing: RT #Read of the Day: AK-47s
AIMERmarketing: RT #Read of the Day: AK-47s - Designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov in 1947, the AK-47 is an @#ault rifle that was u... https://t.co/rXlIMrZH39
Posted on 29 June 2017 | 7:17 am
  jafarmiya: RT @dhcammel: @CNN "Any
jafarmiya: RT @dhcammel: @CNN "Any weap^ can kill, that's not the fault of the designer, politicians are to blame." - Maj. Gen. Mikhail Kalashnikov
Posted on 29 June 2017 | 7:17 am
  sotomiru: @_girltype Mikhail Kalashnikov's
sotomiru: @_girltype Mikhail Kalashnikov's creati*! will truly *@*ure forever
Posted on 29 June 2017 | 7:17 am
  C_Mbadu: Mikhail Kalashnikov, who invented
C_Mbadu: Mikhail Kalashnikov, who invented the AK47 hated it. He said he wished he had never created it. He feels guilty for people's deaths. Eh
Posted on 29 June 2017 | 7:17 am
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Posted on 29 June 2017 | 7:17 am
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  Resolved Question: Mikhail Kalashnikov v.s
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:49 pm
  Resolved Question: Why do many people blame
Seriously, I read a lot of complaints about Mikhail Kalashnikov on internet, saying he should go to hell, kill himself, etc. for his AK47, as it kills a lot of people. If it kills a lot of people, then it means it is very effective and should be used commonly by the good sides, isn't it? It is the good side' fault for ignoring it and using less-effective weapons.
Posted on 4 February 2014 | 11:45 pm
  Resolved Question: How does one analyse the
A tank crew man from the great patriotic war who invented the AK-47 ......however the first assault rifle in military history was the STG 44 in word war 2 known as Sturmgewehr 44. Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalashnikov,_Mikhail http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stg_44 A real war hero and pioneer has finally been laid to rest after 94 years!!!! EDIT :MARK F ...please check your facts the first was Cei-Rigotti designed by the Italians in 1900...we are talking about the first officially recognized and mass produced assault rifle here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cei-Rigotti
Posted on 23 December 2013 | 11:53 pm
  Open Question: ALERT!! AK-47 rifle inventor
By Dmitry Solovyov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Mikhail Kalashnikov, the Russian designer of the AK-47 assault rifle which has killed more people than any other firearm in the world, died on Monday aged 94, officials said. Kalashnikov, who was in his 20s when he created the AK-47, died in his home city of Izhevsk near the Ural Mountains, where his gun is still made, a spokesman for the Udmurtia province's president said on state television. No cause of death was given. Kalashnikov was fitted with a pacemaker at a Moscow hospital in June and had been in hospital in Izhevsk since November 17, state media reported. Sombre music accompanied tributes that led evening news reports on state TV, and President Vladimir Putin expressed "deep sympathy" for Kalashnikov's loved ones. A son of Siberian peasants who never finished school, Kalashnikov invented one of the Soviet Union's best-known and most imitated products. Shortly after fighting in World War Two, he created the AK-47, whose number stands for the year 1947. The "A" is for "avtomat" - automatic rifle - and the "K" for Kalashnikov. Later versions of the AK-47 are still a mainstay of Russia's armed forces and police more than 60 years after the original rifle went into service in the military in 1949. At a Kremlin ceremony on Kalashnikov's 90th birthday, then-President Dmitry Medvedev bestowed upon him the highest state honor - the Hero of Russia gold star medal - and lauded him for creating "the national brand every Russian is proud of". But Kalashnikov said pride in his invention was mixed with the pain of seeing it used by criminals and child soldiers. As well as being embraced by armies, anti-Western revolutionary movements and leftist leaders around the world, the relatively cheap and simple rifle has been used by gangsters, drug traffickers, militants and rebels of all stripes. The last of the great gun designers. Lee, Mauser, Browning, Maxim, Saive, Garand, Stoner, etc. As big a game changer to Mankind as the Jet engine or the PC.... Browning made money for his work. MR. K? Nothing.
Posted on 23 December 2013 | 11:07 am
  Resolved Question: Did Mikhail Kalashnikov
One of my friends told me that Mikhail Kalashnikov did not really make the AK-47, that it was designed by a German, whom Kalashnikov stole the design from and killed. Is this true? Please no comments about my friends IQ lol
Posted on 2 November 2012 | 7:56 am

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