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Mikhail Kalashnikov

Red faces as Russia’s Kalashnikov monument shows Nazi gun

1 year, 25 days ago
MOSCOW: Workers in Moscow have erased the illustration of a gun from a freshly-inaugurated monument of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after it was found that the drawing was of a Nazi weapon. "We have…

Russia unveils statue of AK-47 inventor Kalashnikov

1 year, 29 days ago
MOSCOW: Russian officials and Orthodox priests on Tuesday unveiled a statue in Moscow of inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose iconic AK-47 assault rifle has claimed countless lives worldwide. A priest sprinkled holy water on the…