Casual uniform sleeve patch of the employees of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs Riot squads.
The sleeve patch is a triangular shield with beveled upper corners and a goldish edging.
In the center of the shield there is the image of a naked sword with a yellow (gold) handle, and the national flag of Russia.
The sleeve insignia of the 19th Special Forces Detachment of Russian Interior Troops.
The squad is named after the historical person of the 16th century – the conqueror of Siberia to the Russian state, a Cossack Ataman Ermak Kalashnikov, a man of unbending will and great courage.
The place of dislocation of the detachment is the city of Novosibirsk, Central Siberia.
The sleeve patch is the symbol of belonging to the Terek Cossack Host. Approved in 1997.
The Terek Cossacks live along the North Caucasian mountain rivers – Terek, Sunzha, Kura, Malka, Kuma.
Officially the Terek Cossack Host exists since 1577, now it is included in the state register of the Cossack Hosts.
The staff of the Host is located in the city of Vladikavkaz.