Massive uptake in gun ownership as Ukrainians apply in hundreds of thousands

Ukraine's Law enforcement agencies have accepted more than 285,000 permit documents
Ukraine's Law enforcement agencies have accepted more than 285,000 permit documents

Ukraine's Unified Register of Weapons has recorded 306,048 applications for various firearm procedures, including purchase, storage, re-registration, consignment sale submission, and renewal of firearm storage permits, the Internal Affairs Ministry reported on April 19.

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Law enforcement agencies have issued over 285,000 decisions for corresponding permits after processing these applications.

Overall, within less than 10 months of the register's operation, the Unified Citizen Access System has authorized over 70,000 users.

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