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Tribute to AK-47 inventor

Added: 20.09.2017 22:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

September 21, 2017 5:00 AM
A monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov - designer of the AK-47 rifle that has become the world's most common assault weapon - was unveiled on Tuesday in Moscow. The bronze statue depicts Kalashnikov, who died in 2013 at age 94, holding one of his weapons in his arms "like a violin", according to Russian state television.


In praise of the AK-47: Russia unveils statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov

Added: 20.09.2017 20:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

Russia celebrates the assault rifle inventor with a dedicated monument in the capital, Moscow.

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Koeman needs to give Oumar Niasse a chance to impress

Added: 20.09.2017 13:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

The story of Everton’s Senegalese striker Oumar Niasse is a well-publicised one. The former Lokomotiv Moscow star was an outcast last season when Toffees boss Ronald Koeman decided to not even give the striker a locker at the club. Niasse has reportedly responded well to the snub by working hard in training and has taken ...]

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Russia Unveils Monument to Designer of Iconic AK-47

Added: 20.09.2017 9:01 | 6 views | 0 comments

Moscow on Tuesday unveiled a statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle that became by some estimates the most lethal weapon ever made and the best known Russian brand abroad.

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Giant monument to creator of AK-47 is unveiled in Moscow

Added: 20.09.2017 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

September 20, 2017 10:00 AM
MOSCOW (NYTIMES) - A towering monument to Lt Gen Mikhail T Kalashnikov, designer of the AK-47, the Soviet rifle that has become the world's most widespread assault weapon, was unveiled Tuesday (Sept 20) in the middle of one of central Moscow's busiest thoroughfares.

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Russia interfered in election, says Trump’s pick for Moscow envoy

Added: 19.09.2017 22:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

September 20, 2017 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON • US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after last year's election, according to media reports on the probe into Russian links with the campaign.


Kalashnikov Statue Brandishing AK-47 Arises in Moscow

Added: 19.09.2017 19:27 | 10 views | 0 comments

A Mikhail Kalashnikov statue brandishing his signature AK-47 assault rifle has risen in Moscow, commemorating one of Russia's most renowned and reviled inventions.

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Trump choice for Russia ambassador: 'No question' Russia meddled

Added: 19.09.2017 19:19 | 17 views | 0 comments

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Russia, said on Tuesday there was "no question" Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, and pledged to bring up the matter with the Russian government.


Some Russians Fired Up Over New Kalashnikov Monument

Added: 19.09.2017 18:22 | 13 views | 0 comments

The inventor of the AK-47 was memorialized with a 30-foot-tall bronze statue in Moscow, but not everyone in Russia's capital city was pleased with the tribute.


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