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13 November 2011

Moscow Times

Ammunition for air guns has disappeared from the city's specialized stores, apparently on verbal orders from a police force that has long frowned upon people buying — and often abusing — non-lethal firearms. Although officially blamed on red tape, the disappearance of the ammunition is actually part of an Interior Ministry campaign to ban air guns across the country, Izvestia reported Friday. Such an unofficial ban would amount to abuse of power, a pro-gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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