A hat tip to my brother for sending this my way. I had never heard of this apparently ubiquitous tool from the eastern block. This thing is a beast, and can even be used for cutting a hole in a car roof.
The video below comes from Survival Russia. An explanation of the features is capped off by a demonstration of the above-mentioned car-chopping ability.
As described in this Armslist post:
The knife has many features: Bakelite handle and a storage compartment in it, an awl and carbon steel blade (The blade is so tough, that you can chop a framing nail in half with a few strikes. It made from special steel 65G)
Also it has a saw blade, digging edge, serration that is meant for sawing bones, a ruler and protractor.
Here is Factory Description about this Survival Machete:
” This tool is intended for emergency rescuing works, and also may be used by sport tourists, mountaineers, farmers, hunters, and fishers. The tool is especially effective when used as: axe, saw, spade, knife, screwdriver, ruler or wrench”
For those wanting to skip the video, video-maker describes the tool as more of a piece of nostalgia than something your overage Russian woodsman would carry. It would look cool in a collection, but not for the $400 wanted on Armslist.