Russian Army Overview
- Founded: May 7th 1992
- Headquarters: Khamovniki District, Moscow, Russia
- Website: mil.ru
Russian Army Clothes
Russian Army Soldiers | Russian Army | Russian: Russian Army are the military forces of the Russian Federation, established after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. On 7 May 1992, Boris Yeltsin signed a presidential decree establishing the Russian Ministry of Defence and placing all Soviet Armed Forces troops on the territory of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic under Russian control. The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces is the President of Russia. The Russian Armed Forces were formed in 1992. The Russian Armed Forces is one of the world’s largest military forces. It is also the world’s second most powerful military and the world’s second largest arms exporter.
Under Russian federal law, the RuAF along with the Federal Security Service (FSB)’s Border Troops, the National Guard, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD), the Federal Protective Service (FSO), the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), and EMERCOM’s civil defence form Russia’s military services and are under direct control of the Security Council of Russia.