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Legendary gunmaker Kalashnikov flown to Moscow for treatment

23.06.2013 11:18

93-year-old Mikhail Kalashnikov has been flown to Moscow for hospital treatment on an Emergencies Ministry plane after being taken ill in his home city of Izhevsk. The iconic gunsmith is said to be in a serious condition.

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mapierce 15.08.2013 09:37

Funny how some people have their heads so far up their axxes that they cant see the light of day.

Sure, the AK may have been used to kill a few thousand Americans (who were sent to invade a foreign country) but if they did not have AK's they would have had
something else.
Mikhail Kalashnikov most likely saved over a million lives with his invention, including his own.

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 11:11

What a marvellous man ( hope he,s ok ) he,s up there with Gagarin (who was the first man into space)

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 09:45

The gun of freedom fighters around the world, to guard against USA from taking over the world.

Anonymous user 26.06.2013 08:10

>Where can I buy one?
In the states? Here and there, usually under 1000$
20000 for an automatic one.

Anonymous user 25.06.2013 22:53

Thanks for making killing people an effortless joy?


Roman Robota 25.06.2013 10:12

Exceptionally talented and modest person who worked for the benefit of their homeland.

Anonymous user 25.06.2013 02:29

You men who would condemn a man for making a weapon to save his peoples' lives sicken me.

Anonymous user 25.06.2013 02:18

I hope he recovers. Ppl need to stop crying about what his guns do. he didn't make them for murder.

Anonymous user 24.06.2013 11:40

He looks like an alien. His eyes are strange. Maybe that's the reason Russians are still powerful.


Vanka Jj 24.06.2013 11:38

'I would prefer to have invented a machine that would help farmers with their work, for example a lawnmower' - Mikhail Kalashnikov July 2003

Anonymous user 24.06.2013 09:57

hope he gets well soon he,s a great modest man who created a device to help protect his country

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