Women in the Russian and Soviet military have played many roles in their country's military history. Women served in the Russian armed forces in small numbers in the early stages of the war, but their numbers increased after heavy Russian losses such as at the Battle of Tannenberg and Masurian Lakes and a need for increased manpower. After the abdication of Nicholas II of Russia in March , she convinced interim prime minister Alexander Kerensky to let her form a women's battalion.
A clip from Soviet movie about the life of soldiers in the Soviet Army made in that is full of homoerotic scenes and one of them is the group showering in the army baths. Russian bath Very hot clip from the documentary movie about Russian public bath with real naked soldiers and cadets. Another soviet movie of which is dedicated to the problems of hazing in the Soviet Army.