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Russia. 2014 ‘Seizure.’ National Report of the Russian Federation on Its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 8. New York NY: Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations. 1 January

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In 2012, criminal investigation units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Central Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and other departments of the Ministry carried out 54 regional preventive operations to prevent illicit trafficking in weapons, ammunition, explosive substances and explosive devices. In the course of the measures against the violation of rules on storage and illicit trafficking, 8,444 firearms were seized, including 29 automatic weapons, 125 rifles, 87 carbines, 1 machine gun, 207 pistols and 73,500 cartridges…

Over the first 10 months of 2013, there were 57 such preventive operations. Measures against the violation of rules on storage and illicit trafficking involved the seizure of 15 automatic weapons, 41 rifles, 21 carbines, 92 pistols, 965 smooth-bore hunting weapons, 15 sawn-off shotguns, 201 gas-operated weapons, 73 home-made weapons and over 30,000 cartridges…

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