Spetsnaz Selection Procedure; What Makes it Tough?

Spetsnaz is a Russian term for Special Forces prepared according to a special program for the formation of ground forces, aviation and navy, as well as border agencies, police, gendarmerie, internal troops, and troops of the National Guard designed to conduct special operations using special tactics and means. Considering the load of the duty, the […]

Why Can’t Russia Be Separated from Military? 

Russia has been known for its powerful military forces. Why can’t Russia be separated from military? The nineteenth century Russian tsar, Alexander III, said that, “Russia only just two partners: her military and her armada.” The man who drives Russia today, President Vladimir Putin, has done bounty to develop Russia’s military might.   However, referring to […]

4 Facts You Should Know When You Decide to Join the Russian Army

Being a soldier or to join the military forces may not be a choice as common as being a lawyer, for example, or starting up a business. But, to some youths, to be in the army is like a dream. Something they have been building brick by brick since they were kids. Surely there are […]

What You Need to Know About Day Military Topographer in Russia

Every February 8th, Russian military celebrates what’s known as Day Military Topographer. It that confuses you, then no worries. Unless you’re someone who is familiar with the military world or someone who works in the military, the chance is that you probably haven’t heard about Day Military Topographer, or even a military topographer itself. Let’s […]

Get To Know The Role of Russian Women in Soviet Military

Russian women were involved in military life during the Soviet era. The regime started with a threat of World War I soon after the Russian Revolution happened. Russia was urgently in need of capable soldiers, so women were encouraged to take arms to defend their motherland. It was deemed necessary. Although the number of women […]

5 Must-Know Facts of Muslim in Russian Military

Everyone has the right to choose their religion or belief. This right should not be opposed or pervaded by anyone, including the profession itself. The right to choose a religion is a human right that has been put into the provisions of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR). UNCHR is a UN-affiliated body […]