Standing Army.

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia. – in the House of Commons on 2nd March 1922.

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Photo of Sir Robert Newman Sir Robert Newman , Exeter

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what is the numerical strength of the standing army that is being maintained by the Russian Government?

Mr. HARMSWORTH:

As far as His Majesty's Government are aware, the numerical strength of the Russian standing army was on the 1st of January last about 1,200,000.