Guns in Russia and America

To post in our Book Club, please log in or sign up for an account here.

Author Message

Bob Owens

Hello, We are all aware that every American home is an armory of weapons. I am curious what evolved in Russia with regards to households with guns and how you see it evolving in America. Were roving gangs armed with personal weapons? Did you have to pack heat to commute to work? Or were guns used mainly in hunting? Was there any advantage to actually owning a gun in Russia? Self-defense?

I personally see very little advantage to owning a weapon but would consider your comments on it as all your readers would.

Love your work, Bob

Thursday 21 July 2011 05:43:25 pm

Dmitry Orlov

In Russia, only the "professionals" carried serious weapons. Hand guns are useful as concealed weapons, at close range and as weapons of execution. For a while there was an obsession with air pistols, mace and self-defense training. My feeling about firearms is that they have to be taken as part of a balanced diet of commando training, military discipline (lose your weapon=get shot) and an organized schedule of watches and patrols. What we are more likely to have in the States is loonies going off their meds and shooting up the shopping mall or the office building.

Friday 22 July 2011 11:30:45 am

Marta Keller

The frontiers of western civilization in Africa are just about collapsed now. South Africa is being propped up by massive amounts of Gold.

Thursday 25 April 2019 11:17:23 pm

Pook Sae

I feel it is dangerous to own a weapon in the house

Wednesday 15 May 2019 07:35:03 pm

Acacia hary

I have read through some similar topics! However, your article gave me a very special impression, unlike other articles. I hope you continue to have valuable articles like this or more to share with everyone!

Thursday 13 June 2019 02:08:36 am

suman desai

suman desai

Thank you so much for sharing these amazing tips. I must say you are an incredible writer, I love the way that you describe the things.

Sunday 30 June 2019 03:48:21 am

helen sten

They don't make any noise, and no one can hear any noise you make.

Tuesday 09 July 2019 08:51:00 pm

Recurso de multa

Thursday 01 August 2019 11:57:36 am