Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

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.

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s

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4 thoughts on “Russian Soldiers in Mongolia 1930s-1940s”

  1. 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

  2. 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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