Legendary Small Arms Designer Mikhail Kalashnikov Dies at 94
24 december 2013, 11:20 1196 views












In June this year Kalashnikov was hospitalized in Central Military Clinical Hospital named after Mandrika in Moscow. Doctors conducted a range of medical procedures, and installed a pacemaker. Kalashnikov returned home to Izhevsk  only in the beginning of September, RIA Novosti reports.

In November Kalashnikov was in intensive care at clinical diagnostic center of Udmurtia. In early December, the Ministry of Health of the Republic reported that Kalashnikov is taking medical diagnostic and rehabilitation activities and currently is in a stable condition.