AK-47 inventor accuses Communists of illegal use of his name

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of the famous AK-47 assault rifle, has accused the Communist Party of illegally using his image in an electoral campaign banner for the party’s State Duma candidate with the same surname, Leonid Kalashnikov. Prosecutors in the Central Russian Samara Region said they had received a letter from 92-year-old inventor Kalashnikov, in […]