Currently, the Russians are 480 thousand units of firearms. About it News.ru announced in the Federal service of national guard troops.
According to the Agency, for 2019 in Russia increased the number of registered weapons: from 420 thousand units in 2018, up to 480 thousand in 2019. Most often the Russians have smoothbore firearms brand Mr-155.
Also issued last year, more than 442 thousand licenses for the purchase of civilian firearms. For comparison, in 2018, the Russians scored 399 thousand permits.
On the backdrop of the spread of coronavirus American sellers of weapons recorded a sharp rise in sales.
On 24 March, we reported on the increased interest of Russians to acquisition of ammunition and baseball bats. Their sales have jumped by 130 and 30%, respectively. The sellers explain this seasonality, rising dollar and fears the emergence of “a critical situation”. The average bit cost of 400 rubles, and a package of cartridges costs almost 2.5 thousand rubles.