«The Creator of the weapons of good.» In Moscow will establish a seven-meter monument to the designer of the Kalashnikov

In Moscow on the Garden ring to the September 19 plan to install a seven-meter monument to the designer of small arms Mikhail Kalashnikov, reports channel «Rain».

It is noted that the sculpture was planned to place in a small Park on Krasnoproletarskaya street, but eventually moved to a more public place – the intersection on Dolgorukovskaya. For this I had to cut bikeways and pedestrian area.

Installation work has already begun.

The author of the composition, the artist Salavat Shcherbakov, told «RIA Novosti» that the Kalashnikov «was a very modest person, so the pedestal will be small – two meters».

According to him, the basis of the composition – a five-meter figure of a Kalashnikov, holding a gun in his hands. Behind her is the silhouette of the globe, «as his invention is used worldwide.»

Also near is St. George on horse spearing dragon «certain forces of evil,» said Shcherbakov.

The artist stresses that «the spear is a symbol of the Holy Kalashnikov conceived as a weapon of good.»

Kalashnikov died on December 29, 2013 at the age of 95 years.

His famous machine he designed in 1947. Since then, the world collected more than 70 million units of all modifications of the machine. Today, AK is used by security agencies of over 100 countries and included in the list of outstanding inventions of the twentieth century.




«The Creator of the weapons of good.» In Moscow will establish a seven-meter monument to the designer of the Kalashnikov 31.08.2017

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