asher63 (asher63) wrote,
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Kalashnikov

http://rt.com/news/kalashnikov-dies-inventor-ak-47-887/

'The inventor of the iconic AK-47 assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov has reportedly died at the age of 94.

For most of his life, Kalashnikov was feted as an uncontroversial hero.

The self-taught peasant turned tank mechanic who never finished high school, but achieved a remarkable and lasting feat of engineering, while still in his twenties. ...'

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Tags: military, russia, stgm
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