Astrakhan hats for colonels and generals of the Russian Armed Forces will replace the fur with gilding. The decree was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

the document signed by the head of state, prescribes the wearing Karakul hats senior officers of the Federal security service and troops of Regardie.

“Cap fur color set with visor”, according to the decree, now relies to senior officers (on the visors of their caps should be sewing a 5% gold) and colonels of the armed forces.