“Perhaps we need weapons - no one has ruled out wild animals on Earth. This weapon was expelled from the NAZ (portable emergency stock. - RT ). And now it was just at Roscosmos that they decided to think about it, is it worth it to return, ”RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

According to him, the initiative is currently under discussion.

Earlier, pilot-cosmonaut Hero of Russia Alexander Lazutkin, in an interview with Vzglyad, said that returning the gun to NAZ is a good and correct decision.