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pepper spray in russia

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can you legally carry pepper spray in russia?
8 years ago, December 22nd 2010 No: 1 Msg: #125139  
So my girlfriend will be living in Moscow for the next few months and I wanted to get her a can of pepper spray before she leaves. Does anyone know the law on this one? Is it legal in Russia?

Thanks!
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8 years ago, December 22nd 2010 No: 2 Msg: #125158  
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Wikipedia says:

"In Russia pepper sprays are classified as a self-defence device (not a weapon) and can be carried by anyone over 18. Usage against humans is legal. OC is not the only agent used, CS, CR, PAM (МПК) and (rarely) CN are also perfectly legal and highly popular." Reply to this

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