Lawmaker: Moscow not going to pull chestnuts out of fire for anyone
More than 152,000 spectators visit MAKS’2015 aerospace show on Saturday
Ukrainian govt insisting on pullback of its weapons from 4 Donbass districts only
Russian missile factory to increase production volume by 17%
Ukrainian premier promises to improve social standards for 12 mln Ukrainians
Abkhazia remembering fellow-countrymen missing since war with GeorgiaWorld August 30, 22:54
Ukrainian govt insisting on pullback of its weapons from 4 Donbass districts onlyWorld August 30, 22:18
Ukrainian premier promises to improve social standards for 12 mln UkrainiansWorld August 30, 21:26
Russian Patriarch unveils Kiev Prince Vladimir statue in west RussiaRussia August 30, 16:46
Moscow police detain 2 men suspected of robbing house of Russian ballet starNon-political August 30, 0:07
Ukraine’s Prosecutor-General’s Office opens criminal case against leader of Radical PartyWorld August 29, 22:52
More than 152,000 spectators visit MAKS’2015 aerospace show on SaturdayRussia August 29, 21:06
Senator: Kobzon’s proposal about break of diplomatic relations with U.S. is irrelevantRussia August 29, 20:38
Putin, Merkel, Hollande discuss further functioning of Normandy formatWorld August 29, 18:05
MOSCOW, July 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Imposing US sanctions on the Russian corporation Kalashnikov, which manufactures the world-famous AK automatic assault rifles, runs counter to the interests of American customers, a spokesman for Kalashnikov told ITAR-TASS.
“For Kalashnikov, which is a subsidiary of the Rostecnologies state corporation, the US is an important market for selling arms,” the spokesman said. “It should be noted that the Kalashnikov products are very popular in the US, and the amount of prepaid orders for arms there is three times as big as the annual supplies volume.”
“This means that the sanctions the US Administration has imposed on Kalashnikov contravene the interests of US consumers,” he said.
Kalashnikov Consortium is the largest producer of automatic and sniper combat arms, guided artillery shells and non-military products. It exports arms and tools to 27 countries, including the US, the United Kingdom, Germany, Norway, Italy, Canada, Kazakhstan and Thailand.