The Kyrgyz Way of the Gun: Small Arms in Kyrgyzstan

    Kyrgyzstan is one of the former Soviet Republics that is not on the firearms media radar too much today, but there is certainly a civilian firearm following in the capital of Bishkek where we went to talk to shop owners, shooters, and instructors about some of the trends and interests in Kyrgyzstan. Similar to other Central Asian countries, firearms ownership is highly regulated with a number of checks, limits, and registration requirements. But despite the legal hoops, many Kyrgyz own firearms for hunting, target practice and self-defense.

    Big shout out to TFB Assistant Editor Hrachya for translating the Russian subtitles!

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    Miles

    Infantry Marine, based in the Midwest. Specifically interested in small arms history, development, and usage within the MENA region and Central Asia. To that end, I run Silah Report, a website dedicated to analyzing small arms history and news out of MENA and Central Asia.

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