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Starshina, or Starshyna (Ukrainian and Russian: старшина́, from старший, starshyi, "senior"), had a number of meanings, all related to the position of chiefdom.


Among Ukrainian Cossacks, starshina was a collective noun for categories of officership: junior starshina (младшая старшина), general starshina (Генеральная Старшина), military starshina (воинская старшина), substarshina (подстаршина). This article needs cleanup. ...


In Imperial Russia of 17-20th centuries a volostnoy starshina was a chief of a volost (a rural administrative unit). He was in charge of the distribution of taxes, resolving conflicts within obshchina, distribution of the usage of community lands, assigning people for military service, etc. Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of Russian history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... Volost or volost (Russian: ) was a traditional administrative subdivision in Russia. ... The Russian word mir (мир), besides its direct meanings of peace and world, had some other meanings related to social organization in Imperial Russia. ...


The rank of voiskovoi starshina ("starshina of the voisko") was introduced into Russian military ranks in 1826, as equivalent of a sub-polkovnik in the Cossack cavalry. Modern Russian military ranks trace their roots to Table of Ranks established by Peter the Great. ... 1826 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Polkovnik (Russian: ), universally treated as Colonel, began as a commander of a distinct group of troops, Old Slavonic polk (полк), arranged for a particular battle. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Italian cavalry officers practice their horsemanship in 1904 outside Rome. ...


In the Soviet Army, a starshina was the highest non-commissioned officer among conscripts; this was changed by reintroduction of the higher-ranking praporshchik in 1972. In the Soviet Navy, it was introduced in 1942 as a petty officer rank; every enlisted seaman ranking above matrose, 1st class is a starshina of various ranks. This article is about the armed forces of the Soviet Union. ... A non-commissioned officer (sometimes noncommissioned officer), or NCO, is an enlisted member of an armed force who has been delegated leadership or command authority by a commissioned officer. ... Praporshchik (Russian: ) was originally a name of a junior officer position in Strelets New Regiments. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... The Soviet Navy (Russian: Военно-морской флот СССР, Voyenno-morskoy flot SSSR, literally Naval military forces of the USSR) was the naval arm of the Soviet armed forces. ... This article is about the year. ... In the U.S. Navy and the Royal Navy, a petty officer is similar to noncommissioned officer. ... Seaman can be a generic term for sailor. ... Seaman - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...


The starshina as an enlisted rank is still used in Russian military ranks, in the Army and Navy. Modern Russian military ranks trace their roots to Table of Ranks established by Peter the Great. ...


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Starshina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (235 words)
Starshina, or Starshyna (Ukrainian and Russian: старшина́, from старший, starshyi, "senior"), had a number of meanings, all related to the position of chiefdom.
In Imperial Russia of 17-20th centuries a volostnoy starshina was a chief of a volost (a rural administrative unit).
The starshina as an enlisted rank is still used in Russian military ranks, in the Army and Navy.
Starshina at AllExperts (262 words)
Starshina, or Starshyna (Ukrainian and, from старший, starshyi, "senior"), had a number of meanings, all related to the position of chiefdom.
The rank of voiskovoi starshina ("starshina of the voisko") was introduced into Russian military ranks in 1826, as equivalent of a sub-polkovnik in the Cossack cavalry.
In the Soviet Army, a starshina was the highest non-commissioned officer among conscripts; this was changed by reintroduction of the higher-ranking praporshchik in 1972.
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