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Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Annex 9.2, pp. 48-61. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

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Annex 9.2 Overview of Conditions of Firearms Ownership

Russia

Licence Duration: 5 years (licence), 6 months (permit to acquire)

Penalties for Unlawful Possession: fine (not specified); 8 years

Safe Storage: YES (ammunition is to be stored separately; storage requirements are specified; firearms must be stored unloaded)

Penalties for Unsafe Storage: RUB 500–50,000 (USD 20–1,800)

Carrying in Public? no (except hunting and sporting weapons)

Penalties for Unlawful Carrying: fine (not specified); 8 years

ID: Q5445

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