Bogatyr batallion

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The Bogatyr batallion (Russian: Батальон богатырей, Persian: Bahādorān) - was a batallion formed in Persia made up of deserters from the Imperial Russian army, primarily during and for a time after the era of the Russo-Persian Wars.

The repatriation of a large amount of the Russian deserters in Persia (Iran), 1838.jpg
"Entry into Tabriz of the battalion of Russian deserters returning to the fatherland, January 22, 1838." Painted by F. Colombari.

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