The imperial russian army russian tr rsskaya impertorskaya rmiya was the land armed force of the russian empire active from around 1721 to the russian revolution of 1917 in the early 1850s the russian army consisted of more than 900000 regular soldiers and nearly 250000 irregulars mostly cossacks. Uniforms of the russian imperial army epaulettes shoulder straps of the russian empire headgear russian imperial army uniforms of the russian imperial army buttons and badges of the russian empire ria white army infantry red army soviet air force navy nkvd kgb border guards rkm militia nkps ministry of railways soviet union. The last years of the 19th century saw russian military dress becoming increasingly austere but when russias last tsar nicholas ii came to the throne he decided that the uniforms were . However the entire rank system was also closely connected to the russian military traditions in the aftermath of the russian revolution the red army abolished the entire imperial system of ranks and rank insignia while military units and formations of the opposing white movement retained the imperial rank system until 1923. World war one military history military art military uniforms army uniform imperial army imperial russia russian hat russian revolution let us take a gander at 12 incredible facts you should know about the cossacks don and zaporozhian hosts from circa 16th 19th century
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