Kalashnikovs of The Ukrainian Conflict
Rebel armed with a plum AK-74 in Slavyansk
Babywookie put together an epic collection of photos showing most (all?) of the AK variants that have shown up in the Ukrainian conflicts. The photos all have descriptions and are arranged in chronological order. Here is just a small sample of the photos …
PM and AKS-74U Wielding Slavyansk Police Chief Standing Up to the Rebels. He initially refused to hand over his police station to the (pro-Russian) rebels.
A (pro-Russian) rebel is seen peering around a corner in Mariupol armed with an AKS-74 equipped with a POSP scope and a drum magazine.
A man in Ukrainian military uniform with colonel insignia, with the Russian coat of arms on his hat, holds a “Russian Red” AK-74 with a Russian flag on it. A red flashlight is seen taped to the hand guards.
A (pro-Russian) rebel woman in besieged Slavaynsk, looks on armed with an AKS-74.
Ukrainian serviceman with AKM and a giant Soviet night vision scope.