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The Soviet Army (Russian: Советская Армия, Sovetskaya Armiya) is the name given to the main land-based branch of the Soviet Armed Forces between February 1946 until December 1991, though was not taken fully out of service until 25 December 1993. Up until 25 February 1946, it had been known as the Red Army, established by decree on 15 (28) January 1918 "to protect the population, territorial integrity and civil liberties in the territory of the Soviet state." - wikipedia