Crazy but true: Guess which Russian weapons are named after flowers, kids’ toys & cute animals

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The Russian military has a longstanding tradition of calling its weapons unusual, affectionate names. Not the individual guns or missiles, mind you – but the models, and quite officially. So impress your friends and shock your enemies with some seriously hard-to-guess military trivia, as we guide you through which beautiful flower or kid’s toy is used by the Russian army to denote their favorite weapons.