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Concern “Kalashnikov” has proposed to amend the law “On weapons” and increase allowed for the possession of a number of weapons up to ten pieces per person. About this newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to the text of the document and the source in the lower house of Parliament.
The bill also refers to the increase in store capacity hunting weapons for training and practice, reducing the time period for the acquisition of rifled hunting weapons, the establishment of a legislative base for repair and maintenance of existing weapons. According to the publication, the document will be submitted to the state Duma either before the end of this week or early next.
It is noted that now the group share in the domestic market of civilian weapons in the part of smooth-bore long-barreled estimated at 2 percent, and long-barreled rifled — 34. It is assumed that in the case of amendments, these figures will be increased.
In February, the state Corporation “rostec” has sold 26% of shares of “Kalashnikov” the head of the concern Alexey Krivoruchko and his company “Transgenderdating” over half a billion rubles. The share of private ownership of capital “Kalashnikov” has reached 75 percent minus one share.
“Kalashnikov” — the largest manufacturer of small arms in Russia. Civil products of the group include hunting rifles, sporting rifles, machines and tools.
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