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The Russian maker Kalashnikov is branching out into . The weapons manufacturer is one of Russia's famous companies. It makes the well-known AK-47 assault . The company said it has to make different things because of Western . Many countries stopped buying Russian weapons after the conflict in Ukraine started. Before the sanctions, Kalashnikov sold 70 per cent of its hunting and sporting to Europe and the USA. Kalashnikov will soon launch a fashion . It will make 'military style' casual and accessories. There are also to open 60 Kalashnikov clothes stores across Russia by the of this year.

Kalashnikov is not the Russian arms company to move into fashion. UralVagonZavod, the makers of tanks and other vehicles, opened a in 2014 selling T-shirts, jackets, and bags. Most of its products have of its tanks on them. The Kalashnikov CEO Alexei Krivoruchko said his company would still make of its money from making guns. He said: "In to the development of new products, by 2017 we plan to double our sales of arms." He said the company will, "start the production of not less than 10 new products". A marketing manager said Kalashnikov's fashions could sell well because of a in patriotism in Russia.

 
 

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