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The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945

After the Great War, Soviet Russia sought to upgrade its military capability—especially when it came to sniping rifles. The result was the scope-sighted, bolt-action Mosin-Nagant, used with deadly effect against the Nazis on the Eastern Front.

Cold Front: American Troops in Russia 1918-1919

A century ago, American troops were in combat against the Bolsheviks on Russian soil. Armed with American-made Model 1891 Mosin-Nagants, the soldiers of the 339th Regiment faced the bitter cold and a bitter enemy.

Frozen Indecision: American Intervention in Siberian Russia, 1918

America’s interaction with Russia is quite the hot topic these days. Many Americans wonder, are the Russians friends, or are they foes?

Rifleman Q&A: Soviet Tula-Korovin Pistol

We answer an American Rifleman reader's question about a Russian-made pistol he has in his collection.

Communist Small Arms of the Korean War

Throughout the Korean War, Communist North Korean and Chinese forces used a variety of small arms from different sources to arm their soldiers. Here we explore some of these Communist-used firearms.

Firearm Imports Increased 60 Percent in 2020

The unprecedented demand for firearms and ammunition in 2020 was partially supplied by foreign manufacturers.

Review: Keystone Firearms KSA9130 Mini Mosin-Nagant

Keystone Firearms offers the first in a new line of single-shot, bolt-action .22 LR rifles that recreate classic military surplus rifles with the KSA9130 Mini Mosin-Nagant.

U.S. Government Halts Permit Approvals For Russian Ammo

The United States Department of State imposed a new restriction on Aug. 20 that halts the approval of import permits for Russian-made ammunition.

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