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  Kalashnikovs set to be made in Saudi Arabia
Arab NewsKalashnikovs set to be made in Saudi ArabiaArab NewsThe AK-47 model was developed by Mikhail Kalashnikov after World War II, and was inspired by complaints he had heard from Russian soldiers about their rifles while he was recovering from a wound in 1942. It has been the standard military issue rifle in ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 4:00 pm
  Moscow just put up a statue to Kalashnikov,
Washington PostMoscow just put up a statue to Kalashnikov, of AK-47 fame. Meet the sculptor.Washington PostTake a walk along Moscow's eight-lane ring road, by the spruced-up office towers and restaurants, and you'll find Scherbakov's latest statue, perhaps the most controversial of his career: a middle-aged Mikhail Kalashnikov in workmen's clothing cradling ...and more »
Posted on 2 October 2017 | 2:04 am
  The company that makes AK-47s just built a
The VergeThe company that makes AK-47s just built a working hoverbikeThe VergeThe Russian company that makes the iconic AK-47 machine gun is branching out into rideables — specifically flying rideables. (Is that a thing?) Kalashnikov Concern — part of the Russian defense giant Rostec, which is named after AK-47 designer ...and more »
Posted on 27 September 2017 | 9:48 am
  Oops! Statue of AK-47 Inventor Accidentally
GetReligion (blog)Oops! Statue of AK-47 Inventor Accidentally Features Wrong RiflePopular MechanicsA statue of the inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle featured an embarrassing mistake: it accidentally included a diagram of a German World War II assault rifle. The mistake, which was quickly corrected, rekindled old rumors that Mikhail Kalashnikov had ...Russia honors Kalashnikov, a man whose faith was too complex for this New York Times storyGetReligion (blog)all 2 news articles »
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 11:30 am
  Historical society vows no new images for
Guns.comHistorical society vows no new images for slip-up on Kalashnikov monumentTASSMOSCOW, September 25. /TASS/. Sculptor Salavat Scherbakov decided not to make any new image to replace an error on the monument dedicated to Mikhail Kalashnikov, Russia's outstanding small arms designer, the Russian Military Historical Society ...Moscow statue honouring the inventor of the AK-47 features a GERMAN assault rifle after blunder by sculptor (who ...Daily MailGerman gun scrubbed from Kalashnikov monument in MoscowGuns.comall 10 news articles »
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 11:53 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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  ExistentalSlav: TKB-408 a gas-operated
ExistentalSlav: TKB-408 a gas-ope!& bullpup rifle. It was submitted for c@!@siderati@!@ in the @@#ault Rifle Trials but lost to Mi… https://t.co/TgNqBzghWO
Posted on 21 October 2017 | 3:59 pm
  AllwoodProd1: We had grain but no mills, so
AllwoodProd1: We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special mill of wood so we could make flour. ~ Mikhail Kalashnikov
Posted on 21 October 2017 | 3:59 pm
  BizarroMoMA: Goldfish and Stockpots Mikhail
BizarroMoMA: Goldfish and Stockpots Mikhail Kalashnikov, Ivan Chermayeff, Thomas Bewick Transfer lithograph, printed cast aluminum
Posted on 21 October 2017 | 3:59 pm
  AllwoodProd1: We had grain but no mills, so
AllwoodProd1: We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special mill of wood so we could make flour. ~ Mikhail Kalashnikov
Posted on 21 October 2017 | 3:59 pm
  sachinpatiltex: RT @ShekharGupta: Only in
sachinpatiltex: RT @ShekharGupta: &!ly in Putin's Moscow: m&!ument to Lt-Gen Mikhail Kalashnikov, maker of weap&! that's killed more than any other https:/…
Posted on 21 October 2017 | 3:59 pm
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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
  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
  Resolved Question: Does Mikhail Kalashnikov
did he ever receive any money whatsoever from creating the pk series?
Posted on 8 June 2012 | 6:23 am

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