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Russia to fight faking of its weapons abroad


February 27th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government is planning to undertake serious measures to fight counterfeit production of Russian weaponry in foreign countries, especially the Kalashnikov assault (AK) rifles.According ... Read more...

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AK rifles’ sales soar


January 26th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sales of AK assault rifles, the favourite of insurgents around the world, zoomed by 57 percent last year.The AKs are also used by some 50 ... Read more...

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Russian man buys wooden crates, finds AK-47s inside


January 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia was caught by surprise when the wooden crates he bought as firewood contained at least 79 AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition.The ... Read more...

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Accused in police officer’s 1992 killing arrested


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Police in Hyderabad Monday arrested Mohammed Najeeb Ahmed, an accused in the killing of a senior police officer in the city in 1992.Najeeb alias Mohammed Sikander ... Read more...

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Russia to stay loyal to Kalashnikov


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian military will not abandon the legendary Kalashnikov assault rifles, the defence minister has said.Nikolai Makarov, chief of the General Staff, had said the ... Read more...

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Russia-Cuba to sign deal to make rifle ammunition


December 1st, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Cuba plan to sign a contract to build an assembly line in Cuba for production of ammunition for Kalashnikov and other assault rifles ... Read more...

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Venezuela to deploy tanks on Colombia border


January 11th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, Jan 11 (RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced plans for the deployment of new Russian-made tanks and combat helicopters on the border with Colombia. Ties between Venezuela and Colombia deteriorated ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill guard in failed attack on Pakistani oil depot


September 15th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (DPA) Gunmen staged a failed attack on an oil storage facility in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, killing one of the security guards, the police said Tuesday. Three ... Read more...

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Hizbul Mujahideen man gets life term for sedition


August 28th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) A city court Friday sentenced Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Mujeeb Ahmed to life imprisonment and six others to 10 years on charges of sedition and collecting arms with intention ... Read more...

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Greek shipping tycoon freed by kidnappers


January 20th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Jan 20 (DPA) Greek shipping magnate Pericles Panagopoulos was freed unharmed by his abductors after a ransom was apparently paid, according to media reports early Tuesday in Greece.The amount of the ... Read more...

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Shipping firm owner kidnapped in Athens


January 12th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Jan 12 (DPA) The owner of a large Greek shipping company was kidnapped near his home in Athens by armed men Monday, in the third such abduction of a prominent businessman ... Read more...

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