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12 October 2006

Gazeta (Russia) / Ria Novosti

The Russian government is toughening its controls over the export of light weapons and small firearms. Russian officials, who may require customers to report on the status of the weapons, will also have the right to conduct on-site inspections. Experts said the decision was motivated by Israel's complaints about the sale of Russian anti-tank guided missiles by Syria to the radical Hizbollah movement in Lebanon. New export-control regulations will cover small firearms,... (GunPolicy.org)

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