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    Quote Originally Posted by YevgenyP View Post
    Is that Russian soldier even 17?

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    Can anyone help me by posting pictures or directing me where i can find some of MVD or OMON in Kamysh

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swaty View Post
    These guys are FSB local tactical unit correct not Alfa

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5th_gen View Post

    Has the AEK shown any issues that prevented it from becoming the next Russian standard rifle?

    Te thing barely moves on auto fire

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKS View Post
    These guys are FSB local tactical unit correct not Alfa
    [*******#333333][FONT=arial]And who said that [/FONT][/COLOR][*******#333333][FONT=arial]it is [/FONT][/COLOR][*******#333333][FONT=arial]alpha?)[/FONT][/COLOR]

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKS View Post
    Te thing barely moves on auto fire
    1) "not for conscripts" rifle
    2) it's not SO uber-cool to spend money on buying it instead of AKs in numerous numbers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lurking View Post
    Is that Russian soldier even 17?
    I guess he is a "Son of the Regiment". Maybe he was "adopted" by army unit when he became an orphan because of war. It was widely spread during this war.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swaty View Post
    [*******#333333][FONT=arial]And who said that [/FONT][/COLOR][*******#333333][FONT=arial]it is [/FONT][/COLOR][*******#333333][FONT=arial]alpha?)[/FONT][/COLOR]
    nobody

    I was asking

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKS View Post
    nobody

    I was asking
    There were no info about alpha. I think if they really were here, it should be noticed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Az_esm View Post
    1) "not for conscripts" rifle
    2) it's not SO uber-cool to spend money on buying it instead of AKs in numerous numbers
    is it hard to maintain?

    well MoD said that they wont be purchasing any more AK's as the stockpiles are already full of them but eventually they will buy something "modern"

    will it be the AK12, Abakan, AEK or something else

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    Quote Originally Posted by Az_esm View Post
    I guess he is a "Son of the Regiment". Maybe he was "adopted" by army unit when he became an orphan because of war. It was widely spread during this war.
    Didn't they serve as an example of "Why we fight"?

    Anyway here is a pic of a "Son" with a Red Star.
    Last edited by Hisroyalhighness; 02-19-2012 at 04:51 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lurking View Post
    Is that Russian soldier even 17?
    There were hundreds of thousands of teenagers younger than 18 years old fighting on the Soviet Side. When villages ran out of men, they would send their sons. My grandfather started fighting at 16.5 years old, first just with the partisan unit out of the surrounding small towns/villages, but then he joined the army.

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    I respect you Russians but I am skeptical of your leaders. Don't worry. I don't think much higher of ours either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lurking View Post
    I respect you Russians but I am skeptical of your leaders. Don't worry. I don't think much higher of ours either.
    Just stop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeroyiDnepra View Post
    There were hundreds of thousands of teenagers younger than 18 years old fighting on the Soviet Side. When villages ran out of men, they would send their sons. My grandfather started fighting at 16.5 years old, first just with the partisan unit out of the surrounding small towns/villages, but then he joined the army.
    My grandfather enlisted at the age of 16 by faking his passport so that it said he was 18. Luckily he was stationed on the Manchurian front and did not go through the Eastern front meat grinder.

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