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20 July 2009

Georgian Daily (Tbilisi) / Novyye Izvestiya

As the economic crisis deepens and fears of crime spread, not only are more Russians buying guns of various kinds — including pistols and gas guns — but many of them are buying more than one, trends that are prompting some Duma deputies to consider repealing existing restrictions on the purchase of hunting rifles for self-defense. But as could be expected on the basis of the experience of other countries, many of these guns are not used for self-defense but rather... (

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