Why are the russians called the red?

Answer The red flag is a symbol of left-wing or popular mass movements which have their philosophical roots in the French Revolution of 1791 and the Paris Commune uprising of 1871. The Russian Revolution ... Read More »

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Why are the Russians called"The Red Menace"?

The Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States lasted for decades. Relations between Russia and the United States had already soured by the early half of the 20th century, as the Unite... Read More »

Why are some people called white russians?

"White Russian" can refer to one of two groups. They can either be people from Belarus, a country in Eastern Europe, or Russians who had tsarist sympathies during the Russian Revolution.EtymologyIn... Read More »

Do all Russians have to go to the army?

In 2008, Russia reduced its mandatory draft from two years to one year. Men between 18 and 27 face mandatory military service under Russia's conscription system, but some avoid joining the military... Read More »

Who were the White Russians?

The non-communist White Russians (also called the White Army) battled the communist Red Army in the Russian Civil War, which lasted from 1918 to 1921, before eventually losing the conflict. The nam... Read More »