RUSSIAN LONG SLEEVES T-SHIRT - 2000’s
Striped 100% cotton t-shirt with long sleeves and inverted fabric motive applied on front.
This traditional long-sleeved t-shirt was known as ‘Telnyashka’ in Russian and was given to the Navy forces, starting from the 20th Century.
After the Second World War, Captain Vasily Mergelov appointed to modernize the uniforms of the Airbourne Units so he decided to introduce the ‘Telnyashka’.
This t-shirt could also be sleeveless.
It was designed in 3 different colors:
- Deep blue and white stripes, for the naval infantry
- Light blue and white stripes, for the Airborne and the Spetsnatz (elite Units)
- Red and white stripes, for the National Guard