Russia to Allow Citizens to Carry Guns for Self-Defense


At one time under the Tsar, Russia was one of the most heavily armed societies on earth. (Zinnfigur)

Stalin used Gun Control to bring Tyranny to the people.

This week Russia will allow citizens to carry firearms for self defense according to reports published today.

In an amendment to its tough gun control laws, the Russian government eases restrictions, allowing citizens to carry licensed weapons for the purposes of ‘self-defense.’

Until now Russian gun enthusiasts were only permitted to carry firearms for hunting or target shooting after obtaining a license through the Interior Ministry. Russian gun licenses are to be renewed every five years, and applicants face strict background checks and are required to take gun safety courses.

The addendum to the law now lists self-defense as a legally acceptable reason for carrying a weapon.

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