Russia allows citizens to carry weapons for self-defense
Almaty. November 19. KazTAG – The Russian Government has approved amendments to the law permitting those who have licenses to carry weapons for self-defense.
Until now, having a license, people used weapons for hunting, sports contests, as well as training and shooting exercises.
Moreover, the amendments to the legislation facilitated requirements for foreigners, who import weapons into Russia or acquire it in Russia. The term of weapon keeping is extended from five to ten days.
According to the law «On weapons», civil weapon for self-defense can be a smooth-bore long-barreled weapon, pistols, revolvers with traumatic gas or light sound bullets, devices equipped with tear and irritating substances, and electroshock weapons.