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Russia

28 January 2005

Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey WWW-Text (Interfax-AVN)

MOSCOW — About 47 percent of rifled weapons, in search by law enforcement, are stolen from the Defense Ministry, Colonel Sergei Fedkin, deputy head of the criminal department of the Russian Interior Ministry, said in an interview with the Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozrenie newspaper, published Friday. "Almost every third weapon seized by law enforcement is stolen from military organizations, and first of all from the Defense Ministry. About 47 percent of all weapons... (GunPolicy.org)

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