For more than 40 years the kalashnikov has been an indelible part of the life in war zones and unstable lands.
But two days later, Moutlak was trained and outfitted with his own kalashnikov.
How did the kalashnikov reach such a strange and potent place?
The first picture was ordinary enough, for us Pakistanis, at least: a man with a kalashnikov and a belt of bullets.
The next day, Busti came to visit the clinic, discarded kalashnikov in hand.
In one photo, Smith is on his knees, hands in the air, while a rebel points a kalashnikov at his head.
Massud Rajavi, the head of the MEK, greeted Arafat in Tehran with a kalashnikov as a welcoming gift.
Alena, the wife of the merchant kalashnikov, now comes out of her house on her way to vespers, accompanied by a servant.
type of rifle or submachine gun made in the U.S.S.R., 1968, from Russian Kalashnikov, weapon developed in Soviet Union c.1946 and named for Mikhail Kalashnikov, gun designer and part of the team that built it. In AK-47, the AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikov.