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Why did the AK-47 become so popular?

Mikhail Kalashnikov shows a model of his AK-47 assault rifle at home in the Ural Mountain city of Izhevsk, 1,000km (625 miles) east of Moscow MIKHAIL KALASHNIKOV died on December 23rd, aged 94. But his 66-year-old invention, the Avtomat Kalashnikova, … Continue reading

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The Man Who Invented The AK-47 Has Died — Here’s His Greatest Regret, and 17 Works Of Art Made From AK-47s

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the creator of the famous AK-47 assault rifle, has died at the age of 94, according to Russia Today. He had reportedly been suffering from heart problems and was in intensive care since November. The Kalashnikov AK-47 is … Continue reading

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