4 Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Posted on April 6, 2016 by tim

Mongolia had friendly ties with USSR. It was even sometimes called “the sixteenth republic” – implying that it can be a nice addition to existing fifteen parts of the Soviet state. So Russian army was present there too – before the WW2 and after as well. Here are some shots made by an army officer who served in Mongolia in 1930s-1940s.


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4 Responses to “Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s”

  1. john dudley says:

    Cool photo’s.

  2. Enkhbayar.KH says:

    Sorry, i can’t stand that called 16th republic. because Mongolia never in russian republic, we’re only best friend of russians and we’ll together

  3. Uncle Joe says:

    Stalin killed the whole Mongolian leadership in corpore during Great Purge. All buddhist sanctuaries were destroyed in Mongolia during Soviet Russia’s invasion.

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