A worker inspects a row of unfinished slides and frames. This is probably "OTK" quality control.
After passing tests, parts are marked.
Skillful female workers assemble the pistols. Female staff is still preferred in Izhevsk because apparently, they handle repetitive, nimble tasks much better than men.
A spanking new IZH-70. The serial number and other relevant information are laser-etched to the pistol.
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