Vodka Blasters

AK: Avtomat Kalashnikova

AKs are a uniquely Russian family of weapons. When we think of Russians, we think of vodka. Thus Vodka Blasters is a collection of all our Kalash related material. Not just the ubiquitous AK47, but the AK74, the AK-pistol, and pretty much anything inspired by Mikhail Kalashnikov.

Kalash articles: take me to ’em

AKs and other Kalashnikovs - all the Vodka Blasters

да товарищ калашников это хорошо!

Mikhail Kalashnikov

Kalashnikov (11-10-19 to 12-23-13) is the father of the Avtomat Kalashnikova weapon platform. He was born and died on a Monday.

Hence the name of the column, Mikhail Monday. 

Mikhail Kalshnikov monument in Russia

A statue of Russia’s most famous inventor; a monument in Moscow was built in his honor.

Mikhail-Kalashnikov

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