Kalashnikov gun celebrates 60th anniversary

One of Russia's invention of the last century, the Kalashnikov assault rifle, has turned 60

All photos by Vadim Savitsky

Mikhail Kalashnikov's invention of 1947 opened the new era in the development of the modern assault weapons.

Russia's Vice Prime MinisterSergei Ivanov congratulates Mikhail Kalashnikov on such an important anniversary of his legendary assault rifle

Фото: Вадим Савицкий