Putin and Guns – this is how Putin rolls

He’s Putin, and he wears his hearing protection however he feels like:

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The gun he is pictured above appears to be a Makarov PM variation which is chambered in 9x18mm – wiki page

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Another picture from the same range visit:

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The above gun is a Stechkin APS – wiki page

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Putin has become known as a real outdoors man in recent years, and is often pictured fishing, hunting, horseback riding, and also handling guns at various events such as this:

The Russian hardman took advantage of a tour of the Construction Design Bureau in Tula earlier this week to handle some of the merchandise on display – namely, several very menacing-looking guns. – LINK

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Aaron Spuler October 23, 2009 at 02:27 pm

What’s he doing wrong in almost every picture? Oh yes, his finger is in the trigger guard…

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admin October 23, 2009 at 05:02 pm

LOL good point! I can’t believe I didn’t notice that.

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Brittany July 2, 2016 at 12:12 am

In the second picture, if you zoom in, his finger is not on the trigger. The first picture, he is pointing up, probably just a ceiling. Not a real big deal. He isn’t poonting it at any people. The last pics – the guns probably are not loaded and he probably already checked(before photos were snapped). I doubt he would mess with the trigger if it is loaded, where innocent people are around.

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Hehe November 8, 2012 at 10:35 am

Ear defense? Chin guard? Or both? You decide, Mr. Putin.

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Jon September 8, 2013 at 10:48 am

He puts his finger in the trigger guard because in Russia they teach to exert outward pressure on the trigger guard as opposed to what we do here.

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