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Kalashnikov Rebrands Itself as Modern Protector of the Peace

Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov wants to shed its current image of supplier of choice to terrorists around the world, rebranding itself as a company making useful shooty gadgets designed to help in "protecting peace" around the world. Read More >>

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Mikhail Kalashnikov, Inventor of the AK-47, Has Died

Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, passed away yesterday morning at the age of 94, according to the BBC. Read More >>

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Russia’s Designing a Deadlier AK-47

The AK-47 has been one of the most widely-used weapons in the world since its inception in 1940. However, as the battlefield of the 21st century demands ever-greater degrees of accuracy, the Kalashnikov's 350m range is no longer effective. That's why Russia is giving the "world's most dangerous weapon" a deadly new makeover. Read More >>