Putin discusses Russia’s economy growth with ministersBusiness & Economy September 24, 2:38
Lavrov warns against partition of SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 23, 0:00
Lavrov calls to coordinate Russian, US military action in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 21:05
Lavrov blames Obama administration for souring Russia-US tiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:41
Waging war on Korean Peninsula inadmissible, says LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:36
Russian Northern Fleet completes drills in ArcticMilitary & Defense September 22, 18:01
OPEC and non-OPEC countries to continue talks on oil production cut dealBusiness & Economy September 22, 17:28
Russian pair figure skaters Kavaguti, Smirnov retire from sportSport September 22, 16:48
Record number of delegations register for St. Petersburg-hosted IPU AssemblyRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 16:47
MOSCOW, October 11 (Itar-Tass) - The Kalashnikov concern said it is unable to meet hunters' demand for the popular Saiga rifle worldwide due to a shortage of personnel.
"The demand for Russian weapons has increased by several times in foreign countries," director general of the concern Konstantin Busygin told reporters at the Weapons and Hunting 2013 exhibition on Thursday.
According to Busygin, the company can only meet 25% of demand for certain products, such as the Saiga hunting rifle. "The current demand is at 200,000 units a year. We cannot meet it yet. We have production capacities but lack personnel," the director general said.