Russian Ushanka winter military hats are very popular in Russia and Soviet Union. Made of natural or faux fur are very comfortable and warm. Flapping ears can be tied under th chin for more protection from cold weather. Used by Soviet and Russian army almost in all war periods and in use till now days. Very popular not only among the military personel and also civilians. Astrakhan and Kubanka hats were used by Cossacks nad still in use in present days.