Russian Military Historical Archive
Российсий Государственный Военно-исторический архив
Documents in the Russian Military Historical Archive contain information on all the armed conflicts in which the Russian Empire participated for over two hundred years. They provide a complete and vivid picture of the development of military art and military-technical thought in Russia, they characterize the state of the armed forces by the activity of prominent government officials, generals, commanders, and representatives of national science and culture. Documents of the Military Collegium of the Ministry of War contain information on the organization, methods, staffing and training, deployment, service order and supply troops. They reflect the history of the development and implementation of military reform, as well as the development of military theory and military history of science in Russia.