The inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov has died at the age of 94 in western Russia. Kalashnikov developed the AK-47 for the Soviet army back in 1947. It's since become the most widely used firearm in the world. Here's more.
Russian authorities have corrected a mistake in part of a statue that honors the developer of one of Russia's most famous exports. Muscovites noticed the error in the 7.5 meter monument and alerted city chiefs.
Russia is commemorating Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer of the famous AK-47 assault rifle, with an imposing statue in Moscow. It's a powerfully symbolic tribute and an expression of how Russia sees itself in today's world.
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