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It's Ushanka season again. These are really great hats and warm as toast. Some of mine include an old Soviet Arctic Ushanka with the longer earflaps (Annie, one of our barn cats seems to like it), and the newer version with velcro and polarfleece lining in digital camo that is very, very comfy.
Ughh that new fugly green digital one. Not even a proper Ushanka.
I have two - my black Navy one with a naval badge/insignia and my civilian one, the later of which I wear to work every day. I get called an American tourist, because at least at my age its only tourists that are seen wearing them - but I don't care, only thing that matters is that its warm as hell.
Used to have a grey army Ushanka too, with a Guards insignia/badge no less. Pocketed it from the surplus warehouse of my base, there were a whole load of them there which was funny as we were a naval base not a Guards army unit (the warehouse was literally clearing out and giving away all this old stuff just when I was finishing my service, it was all written off and I just came there and picked out a whole inventory of military clothes and trinkets w/o any problems).
But I gave that Ushanka away a few years back.