POTD: Decorated Kalashnikovs from Kurdistan

    Kalashnikov Media shared these pictures of decorated Kalashnikovs.

    The pictures are from Iraqi Kurdistan.

    If your Kalashnikov, and you, are freezing, and you’ve got time on your hands, why not decorate it with a sweater?

    Hand-painted magazines

    “YPJ” seems to be the “Women’s Protection Units”.

    According to Wikipedia: “The YPJ is the female equivalent of the People’s Protection Units (Yekîneyên Parastina Gel, YPG) militia. The YPJ and YPG are the armed wing of the Democratic Union Party (Syria) (PYD), which controls most of Rojava, Syria’s predominantly Kurdish north

    Check here for more details on YPJ.

    This could explain the female touch on the magazines.

    Pictures from Kalashnikov Media.