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ethnic factor in the Soviet armed forces

Szayna, Thomas S.

ethnic factor in the Soviet armed forces

the Muslim dimension

by Szayna, Thomas S.

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Non-Muslim countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Muslims -- Non-Muslim countries.,
    • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces -- Minorities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas S. Szayna.
      ContributionsUnited States. Army., Rand Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB419.S65 S94 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 59 p. ;
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1868498M
      ISBN 10083301112X
      LC Control Number90026852

      Multi-ethnic armed forces have existed since ancient times. The armies of the ancient empires of the Middle East, of the Roman Emperors, and the Mongol Khans, all tended to be conglomerations of diverse ethnic, religious, or racial groups. A fundamental reason Cited by: 8.   This book looks at the militaries of the late-Soviet and post-Soviet republics. Beginning with the end of the Soviet era, it recognises that the successor states did not spring from nowhere, but inherited a legacy that influenced all that followed. The book discusses how politicians control the instruments that are the manifestation of the state’s monopoly on violence, and how society views.

      Using a new book by the military historian Mary Habeck as a point of departure, this essay explains how the German and Soviet armed forces by the late s had developed almost identical. include The Ethnic Factor in the Soviet Armed Forces: Preliminary Find-ings, by S. Enders Wimbush and Alex Alexiev, N/1, April , and Managing the Ethnic Factor in the Russian and Soviet Armed Forces: An Historic Overview, by Dmitry Ponomareff and Susan Curran, R/1 (forthcoming).

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Ethnic Factor in the Soviet Armed Forces: Historical Experience, Current Practices and Implications for the Future: An Executive Summary (Rand Report) Paperback Soviet Nationalities in German Wartime Strategy, (Rand Report). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wimbush, S.

Enders. Ethnic factor in the Soviet Armed Forces. Santa Monica, Calif.: Rand, [] (OCoLC) Alexiev and Wimbush, Ethnic Minorities in the Red Army, p. Other sources disagree with Alexiev and Wimbush and indicate that, especially for Ukrainians and Byelorussians, the Armed Forces serve as a positive integrating : Joseph J.

Collins. This book treats the issue of national diversity of Soviet military manpower that affects the morale, effectiveness, and reliability of the Soviet armed forces. It explores the historical dimensions of military multinationalism with respect to the Russian and Soviet military by: 8.

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The Ethnic Factor in the Soviet Armed Forces: Historical Experience, Current Practices, and Implications for the Future — An Executive Summary This report is part of the RAND Corporation report by: Open ethnic conflict by and against individuals and groups apparently occurs frequently in the Soviet armed forces, but it would be premature to generalize that the Soviet armed forces experience more or less violent ethnic-based conflict than other large-scale multinational armies.

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The ethnic factor in the Soviet armed forces: the Muslim dimension. [Thomas S Szayna; United States. Army.; Rand Corporation.] -- Open ethnic conflict has swept the entire Soviet Union during the last few years.

The Muslims already have had a powerful negative impact on the efficiency of the Soviet military. This report. The study summarized here represents the first major, multidimensional effort to address the ethnic factor in the Soviet armed forces.

It examines the historical context and experience of the multinational Red Army, analyzes in detail present practices designed to deal with ethnicity, and posits the implications of demographic changes and the options available to the Soviet authorities. According to the all-union military service law of Septemberthe Soviet Armed Forces consisted of three components: the Ground Forces, the Air Forces, the Navy, the State Political Directorate (OGPU), and the convoy guards.

The OGPU was later made independent and Headquarters: Ministry of Defence, Khamovniki District. Managing the ethnic factor in the Russian and Soviet Armed Forces: an historical overview.

[Susan L Curran; Dmitry Ponomareff; Rand Corporation.] -- This report examines the history of Russian (pre-Soviet) and Soviet attempts to employ and manage national minorities in. These conclusions are in a Rand Corporation publication, ''The Ethnic Factor in the Soviet Armed Forces,'' written by S.

Enders Wimbush and Alex Alexiev and based on. Managing the Ethnic Factor in the Russian and Soviet Armed Forces: A Historical Overview. RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California. S.L Curran and D. Ponomareff. July 49pp. This report examines the history of Russian (pre-Soviet) and Soviet attempts to empty and manage national minorities in military es- tablishments and campaigns.THE ETHNIC FACTOR IN THE SOVIET ARMED FORCES Interim *.

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Curran and Dmitry Ponomareff. Introduction -- Ethnic recruitment in the Russian Empire -- Participation of national minorities in the Civil War -- The interwar period -- World War II -- After World War II -- .