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Russia sells stake in maker of AK-47 rifle

David Brancaccio Sep 24, 2013
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Russia sells stake in maker of AK-47 rifle

David Brancaccio Sep 24, 2013
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The Russian government is privatizing gunmaker Kalashnikov, selling off its stake in the maker of the AK-47 rifle for about 40 million dollars. The BBC’s Famil Ismailov joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss. 

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