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Not quite open carry, Moscow

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Simonpie, Jul 6, 2014.

  1. Simonpie

    Simonpie Portland Active Member

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    I just got back from Moscow. On a recreational visit to a gun shop just off red square I saw a guy in a business suit wandering around with a rifle in a soft case. We were 1 block from Putin's helicopter pad in the Kremlin. Tons of cops, no-one cared. They may have been "tourist police", but cops none the less.

    Sometimes, the business suit is a powerful tool.
     
  2. chemist

    chemist Beaverton OR Well-Known Member

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    :cool:

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  3. Simonpie

    Simonpie Portland Active Member

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    Nice. SpongeBob Rambo.
     
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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Go watch some of those "only in russia" vids on you tube
    One a guy gets out of a car,in front of the one who posted the vid and starts shooting at another car.
    The guys in the car with the camera are laughing not panicing
     
  5. F2CMaDMaXX

    F2CMaDMaXX West of Portland from England Bullet goes where now? Staff Member Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I think that's a police one, the 'laughing car' is also police.
     
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    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    Is it Russia where if you can't carry real bullets? They use those non lethal rubber ones at least for civies.
     
  7. Simonpie

    Simonpie Portland Active Member

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    My understanding is there are a lot of real looking air guns around Russia, either pellet or tear gas. Some people illegally put a ball in the tear gas gun, making it almost as good as a .25 auto for 1 shot.
    The store I was in had several real pistols (including a clean Nagant, go figure) but there were also uniformed cops/military shopping, so that doesn't speak to civilian law.