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The story from Yahoo.com (yes, they’re still apparently in business) is Putin shows off sniper skills firing Kalashnikov rifle. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday showed off his marksmanship by testing out a new Kalashnikov sniper rifle and hitting the target more than half the time. Russian state television showed Putin in goggles and earphones crouching […]

Putin: In Russia Everything is AK

“During a visit here,” indiatimes.com reports. “Putin watched as the [Olympic] torch was taken apart and put back together, prompting him to quip that the torch’s gas pipe resembles the barrel of the famous Soviet-designed weapon. ‘No matter what you try and make in Russia, it always turns out like a Kalashnikov,’ he joked. Putin’s remark […]

Venezuela Hearts Kalashnikovs

“Questions that the strengthening of the defensive capacity of small states may be a threat to someone, I think, are inaccurate,” [Russian Prime Minister Vladimir] Putin said in Caracas. “If the United States doesn’t want to supply weapons to other countries, such as Venezuela, it’s good for us. Let them go on with this. ‘Nature […]