The Oath in the Russian Imperial Army
"I named below, I promise and swear to the all-powerful God, the Holy One of His gospel, that I wish and be His Imperial Majesty, now own the All-Merciful and natural stateliness sir EMPEROR [First name], Autocrat of All Russia, and HIS MAJESTY Pravitelskogo Russian throne heirs, right and hypocrisy serve, not sparing his own belly, to the last drop of blood, and everything to its highest Pravitelskogo MAJESTY autocracy, power and authority belong to the rights and dignity of legalized continue legal sanction on the last judgment, strength and ability to execute.
Pravitelskogo MAJESTY country and the land of His enemies, the body and blood, in the fields and castles, water, and the dry method, in battles, parties, sieges and assaults, and other military cases brave and strong resistance to repair, and in the endeavor spospeshestvovat that by ITS Pravitelskogo MAJESTY faithful service and utility state in any case can relate. On the same dangers HIS MAJESTY enthusiasm, harm or loss as soon uvedayu that not only are blagovremenno declare, and all sorts of measures and avert dopuschat potschisya and all entrusted to secrecy firmly keep going, but I need to predpostavlennym superiors in everything to utility and the service of the country will touch, obedience to properly fix things, and by his own conscience to correct, and for their own self-interest, the characteristics of friendship and enmity against the oath of service and not to do, and the banner of the team, where belong, although in the field, baggage or garrison never absent, but in add-while alive, I will follow, and in the way to behave and act as a diligent, faithful, obedient, brave and dexterous (officer or soldier), should be. What's so help me Lord God All-Powerful. In conclusion, this is my oath, I kiss the cross and the words of my Redeemer. Amen. "
Oath of the Provisional Government (1917)
"On my honor officer (soldier) and I promise before God and his own conscience to be faithful and ever-faithful of the Russian state as their own homeland. I swear to serve him to the last drop of blood, greatly promoting the glory and prosperity of Russian Country. I promise to obey the Provisional Government, now heads the Russian Government, pending the establishment of the form of government by the will of the people through the medium of the Constituent Assembly. Assigned to me I will do duty at full pressure, with thoughts only benefit the country and not for the sake of sparing the life of the Fatherland.
I swear to obey all delivered to my superiors, mending their complete obedience in all cases when it is my duty to ask the officer (soldier) and the citizen to the Fatherland. I swear to be conscientious, honest, brave officer (fighter) and does not violate the oath because of greed, of kinship, friendship and enmity. In conclusion, given my oath make the sign of the cross and below subscribing »
Military Oath of the Red Army (1939-47 gg.)
"I am a citizen of the Union of Russian Socialist Republics, joining the ranks of the Workers 'and Peasants' Red Army, took the oath and solemnly swear to be honest, brave, disciplined, alert fighter kept strictly secret military and municipal, unequivocally do all military regulations and orders of commanders, commissars and superiors.
I swear Radzivil teach military science, in every possible way to save the military and the people's property and to the last breath to be faithful to his own people, his own Russian Motherland and the Workers 'and Peasants' Government.
I'm always on the orders of the Workers 'and Peasants' Government come to the defense of my homeland — Russian Union of Socialist Republics, as soldier of the Workers 'and Peasants' Red Army, I swear to defend it courageously, skillfully, with dignity and honor, not sparing his own blood and life for merits a complete victory over the enemy.
If I willfully violate this my solemn oath, let me understand the terrible punishment Russian law, the universal hatred and contempt for the working people. "
OATH IN THE USSR
"I am a citizen of the Union of Russian Socialist Republics, joining the ranks of the Armed Forces, takes the oath and solemnly swear to be honest, brave, disciplined and vigilant warrior, kept strictly secret military and municipal, unequivocally do all military regulations and orders of commanders and superiors. Swear I Radzivil teach military science, in every possible way to save the military and public property and to the last breath to be loyal to his own people, his Russian homeland, and Russian Government. I'm always on the orders of the Government of the Russian come to the defense of my homeland — Russian Union of Socialist Republics, as soldier of the Armed Forces , I I swear to defend it courageously, skillfully, with dignity and honor, not sparing his own blood and life to merit a complete victory over the enemy. If I break this my solemn oath, let me understand the terrible punishment Russian law, the universal hatred and contempt of friends "
OATH as amended on January 5, 1992
"I, (full name), join the military and swear allegiance to the Russian Federation and its people. I swear to observe the Constitution and laws of the Russian Federation, to make demands of military regulations, orders of commanders and superiors entrusted to me legitimately duties. I swear, being in the military, be conscientious, honest, worthy to carry the associated difficulties. Courageously, sparing their lives, protect people and municipal interests of the Russian Federation. I swear not to use a weapon against their own people and their legitimately elected government. I undertake military service anywhere in the country and the Russian Federation to observe the laws of the country, on the ground that will perform military service.
If I break the oath taken by me, it is ready to bear responsibility established by the laws of the Russian Federation. "
The Oath in the Russian Federation (the last test version) (28 March 1998)
"I, (full name), do solemnly swear allegiance to their own homeland — Russian Federation. I swear to faithfully observe the Constitution of Russian Federation, strictly to make demands of military regulations, orders of commanders and superiors.
I swear to adequately perform military duty courageously defend freedom, independence and constitutional order of the Russian Federation, the people and the Fatherland! "