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


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?


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.