VIDEO — Inventor of iconic AK-47 assault rifle Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94

Dec 23, 2013

The inventor of the iconic AK-47 assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov has died at the age of 94.”Today news sad news has arrived that Mikhail Kalashnikov has died after a lengthy illness,” said the statement from the press secretary of the Udmurtia administration Viktor Chulkov. Kalashnikov, who had been suffering from heart-related problems in recent years, had been in intensive care in Izhevsk – where the plant that produces the eponymous rifles is located – since November 17. Read More: http://on.rt.com/5uw0bo

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