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11 Oct 2018 9:30 p.m. PST
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Oct 2018 11:46 a.m. PST

"Russian Federal Security Service (FSB (ΤΡΑ)) in cooperation with the Russain Ministry of Internal Affairs and National Guard seized a large cache of illegal firearms that were smuggled from Europe to Russia. When trying to identify these firearms, I was amazed to see that most of them are historical guns many of which are quite rare specimens. Let's try to identify the most interesting historical firearms seized during this operation.

On the top image of this article, next to the handguns, there is an SMG that I could not identify. It is probably made of parts borrowed from different firearms. If you know what it is, let me know in the comments section. To the right from the mystery gun, there is a United Defense M42 submachine gun with two magazines attached to each other. Next to the UD M42 is a Soviet AVS-36, a select fire rifle chambered in 7.62x54R. Lastly, the far right SMG looks to be a German Maschinenpistole 34 (MP34).

Below I will embed screenshots from the video published by FSB and will try to identify and describe the weapons in the captions to the images. I apologize for the poor quality of the images. As I said, these are screenshots from an FSB video which quality leaves a lot to be desired. You can find that video at the end of this article…."
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jdpintex08 Oct 2018 5:17 p.m. PST

Some useful home defense items

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2018 11:23 a.m. PST



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