Small-arms Proliferation http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22759/all en Once a giant, Russia struggles in the small-arms market http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/121023/russia-kalashnikov-small-arms-market <p>MOSCOW &mdash; This country may have given the world the Kalashnikov assault rifle, but if you believe Russia still dominates the global small arms industry, you&rsquo;d be wrong. The country that funneled huge stockpiles of weapons to its allies during the Cold War has its crosshairs on very different markets today: Canada and Europe and the United States, the world&rsquo;s largest market for civilian arms.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/121023/russia-kalashnikov-small-arms-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Small-arms Proliferation Syria Global Economy Russia Technology United States Mon, 03 Dec 2012 11:15:06 +0000 Tom Balmforth 5723599 at http://www.globalpost.com