VIM-210 and VIM-203 mine detectors (“Высокочастотный индукционный миноискатель” or high frequency mine detector)

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Dear visitor!

If you read this, most likely you visited this blog because of the your interest to Soviet WW2 and prewar firearms, optics, or equipment. The main idea of this blog is to provide new, interesting, and confirmed information about listed above areas. Being originally from Ukraine, and the same time being a member of many foreign discussion boards, I noticed something that is not right. Here, at ex-USSR territory collectors have more easy access to historical documents, but because of the not friendly gun laws, and not developed gun culture, there are almost no access to real examples of WW2 firearms. Abroad situation is another – big interest to Soviet firearms, huge amount of real examples, but absence of documentary confirmed facts and big amount of myths. In this blog I will try to avoid this disproportion and unite facts confirmed by documents, and practical observation to make interesting posts and researches.
Future will show how succesful will be this effort, but I will do everything possible to provide comprehensive information about firearms. Plans are ambitious.
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Best regards, Alexander