Awards and emblems of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

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The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has its own complex system of awards. This not only includes awards common to all the Armed Forces but also service specific and departmental awards. All awards herein were approved by decrees of the Minister of Defence, these decree numbers and inception dates are included as quick references to facilitate any further research.

Ministry of Defence[edit]

Medals[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Medal "For Distinction in Combat"
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Медаль «За Боевые Отличия»
№ 100
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№ 342
2003-03-31
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2008-06-20
Awarded to military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation who stand out for courage and dedication in carrying out combat assignments or special operations in life-threatening situations. For carrying out proactive and decisive action that contributed to the success of the mission, for successfully guiding the actions of subordinates in carrying out combat missions.
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Medal "For Military Valour"
1st Class

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Медаль «За Воинскую Доблесть»
I Степени
№ 608
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№ 342
1999-12-22
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2008-06-20
Awarded to military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for excellent performance in training, for special distinction while performing normal military or combat duties, military exercises and military manoeuvres; for courage, dedication and other merits as demonstrated in the performance of military duty. The 1st and 2nd classes are bestowed sequentially, 2nd class, then 1st class.
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Medal "For Military Valour"
2nd Class

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Медаль «За Воинскую Доблесть»
II Степени
№ 608
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№ 342
1999-12-22
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2008-06-20
Awarded to military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for excellent performance in training, for special distinction while performing normal military or combat duties, military exercises and manoeuvres; for courage, dedication and other merits as demonstrated in the performance of military duty. The 1st and 2nd classes are bestowed sequentially, 2nd class, then 1st class.
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Medal "For Labour Valour"
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Медаль «За Трудовую Доблесть»
№ 310
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№ 342
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№ 220
2000-06-05
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2008-06-20
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2014-04-05
Awarded to civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for outstanding performance, for high achievements in the industrial, scientific, socio-cultural activities and services in the training of highly qualified personnel.
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Medal "For Strengthening Military Cooperation"
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Медаль «За Укрепление Боевого Содружества»
№ 123
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№ 85
1995-03-27
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2009-03-05
Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, and in some cases to ordinary citizens of Russia or foreign citizens for merits in strengthening the brotherhood of arms and fostering military cooperation with friendly nations. Reverse inscription reads «МИНИСТЕРСТВО ОБОРОНЫ РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ» (Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation). Type 1 medal (left) was awarded between 1995 and 2009. The type 2 award with new ribbon and reverse has been awarded since 2009.
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Medal "For Diligence in Engineering Tasks"
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Медаль «За Усердие При Выполнении Задач Инженерного Обеспечения»
№ 315
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№ 342
2000-06-18
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2008-06-20
Awarded to members of the Armed Forces for special distinction and exemplary execution of engineering tasks and activities; for merit demonstrated in the design and engineering of weapons and their successful exploitation, for initiative, diligence and hard work in performance aimed at enhancing the combat readiness of engineering troops.
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Medal "For Mine Clearing"
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Медаль «За Разминирование»
№ 90
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№ 342
2002-02-26
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2008-06-20
Awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for their dedication, bravery courage and professionalism in the tasks of detecting and clearing (eliminating) explosive objects on the ground; for participation in international programs, projects or operations involved in Humanitarian Demining; in organising and directing mine clearance operations. Inscription on reverse reads «ЗА РАЗМИНИРОВАНИЕ» (For Clearance) «МИНИСТЕРСТВО ОБОРОНЫ» (Ministry of Defence) «РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ» (Russian Federation).
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Medal "Admiral Gorshkov"
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Медаль «Адмирал Горшков»
№ 25
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№ 342
2003-01-27
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2008-06-20
Awarded to members of the Russian Navy for great personal contribution to the development, production, testing and putting into operation of ships, submarines, aircraft and other military equipment intended for the Navy in a timely manner and with high quality; running tests on ships, submarines, development of new aircraft; for the introduction of new constructive solutions to significantly improve the combat capabilities of weapons and military equipment; the successful development of weapons and military equipment.
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Medal "Admiral Kuznetsov"
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Медаль «Адмирал Кузнецов»
№ 25
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№ 342
2003-01-27
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2008-06-20
Awarded to naval personnel of the Navy of the Russian Federation for excellence in training; for impeccable service on ships, submarines or in a naval air crew for at least 5 years, in other naval formations for at least 10 years; for the successful implementation of tasks from at least 3 armed services; for great personal contribution to the high alert status of ships, submarines, aircraft or shore naval installations; for skilled, competent leadership of subordinate personnel and proactive, decisive actions that contribute to the success of naval combat operations; to other persons for merit in strengthening the combat readiness of the Navy.
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Medal "Army General Khrulev"
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Медаль «Генерал Армии Хрулёв»
№ 210
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№ 342
2004-07-10
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2008-06-20
Awarded to senior logistics officers of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, to officials responsible for (ship) management, and that served for or have served in the armed forces for 20 years or more, as well as veterans of military service for great personal contribution to the organisation of logistical troops.
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Medal "Army General Margelov"
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Медаль «Генерал Армии Маргелов»
№ 182
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№ 342
2005-05-05
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2008-06-20
Awarded to soldiers serving in airborne units for good service of 15 years or more subject to previously being awarded an insignia «For merits», as well as members of the civilian staff for Airborne troops that have served faithfully in Airborne Troops for more than 20 years. May also be awarded to veterans of Airborne troops, in the Airborne reserve or retired and having served 25 years or more, as well as military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for personal contribution to the strengthening and development of airborne troops.
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Medal "Major General Alexander Alexandrov"
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Медаль «Генерал-Майор Александр Александров»
№ 317
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№ 342
2005-08-02
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2008-06-20
Awarded to members of the armed forces, civilian personnel of the Armed Forces, veterans of the Armed Forces who are in reserve or retired, as well as other citizens of the Russian Federation for great personal contribution to the creation and promotion of Russian patriotic military music and the development of military music culture.
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Medal "Army General Komarovskii"
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Медаль «Генерал Армии Комаровский»
№ 175
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№ 342
2006-05-02
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2008-06-20
Awarded to soldiers for impeccable service over 10 years or more in the service of quartering and settlement (billeting) of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, for courage and bravery shown in the performance of military duty or special tasks; to civilian personnel of the armed forces who have served in the Service of quartering and settlement of troops for 15 years or more, to veterans of military service for great personal contribution to the development of military construction, organization and arrangement of the quartering of troops, and other persons, in assisting in addressing the tasks assigned to the quartering and settlement service.
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Medal "Colonel General Dutov"
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Медаль «Генерал-полковник Дутов»
№ 450
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№ 342
2006-11-07
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2008-06-20
Awarded for outstanding personal contribution to the development and improvement of the financial and economic capabilities of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, for improving the social protection of the Armed Forces while demonstrating the highest professional and business qualities; to military and civilian personnel of financial and economic bodies of the Armed Forces who have served in these bodies for 10 years or more; to citizens of the Russian Federation, dismissed from military service after 20 years or more and who served in the financial and economic bodies of the Armed Forces for 10 years or more; to other citizens who provide assistance in addressing the financial and economic challenges facing the Armed Forces.
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Medal "Marshal of Artillery E.V. Boychuk"
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Медаль «Маршал артиллерии Е.В. Бойчук»
№ 2777 2012 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Medal "Signal Corps Marshal Peresypkin"
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Медаль «Маршал войск связи Пересыпкин»
№ ? 2014 Ministerial Order was not identified but award creation was confirmed.
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Medal "Chief Marshal of Aviation Kutakhov"
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Медаль «Главный маршал авиации Кутахов»
№ 560 2014-08-07 Awarded to soldiers and officers serving in organs under military control, attending military training of higher education in specialties of the Air Force; to military personnel serving in the reserve or retired from military service in the Air Force, for great personal contribution to the development of the Air Force; to leaders of federal and regional ministerial authorities, to enterprises of the military-industrial complex and public organizations of the Russian Federation, to citizens and allies of the Russian Federation, for assisting in the tasks assigned to the Air Force.
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Medal "Mikhail Kalashnikov"
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Медаль «Михаил Калашников»
№ 221 2014-04-05 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, as well as to employees of the military-industrial complex of the Russian Federation, to industrial production and scientific research organizations for excellence in innovation in the design, manufacture and commissioning of modern weapons and military equipment.
Medal "Artist Grekov"
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Медаль «Художник Греков»
№ ? 2014 Ministerial Order was not identified but award creation was confirmed.
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Medal "For Merit in Ensuring a Nuclear Capability"
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Медаль «За Заслуги В Ядерном Обеспечении»
№ 290
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№ 342
2007-07-27
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2008-06-20
Awarded to members of the Armed Forces, civilian personnel of the Armed Forces, veterans of the Armed Forces who are in reserve or retired, as well as other citizens of the Russian Federation for great personal contribution to the establishment and development of nuclear weapons for the Russian Federation, for special merit in addressing the challenges facing the Ministry of Defence.
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Medal "For Excellence in Completion of Higher Military Education"
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Медаль «За Отличное Окончание Военного Образовательного Учреждения Высшего Профессионального Образования МО РФ»
№ 337
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№ 342
2007-08-20
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2008-06-20
Awarded to soldiers who have completed training in military institutions of higher vocational education, passed all the prescribed curriculum tests (tests with the assessment) and final certification testing with the assessment of "excellent".
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Medal "For Merit in Upholding the Memory of Fallen Defenders of the Homeland"
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Медаль «За Заслуги В Увековечении Памяти Погибших Защитников Отечества»
№ 55
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№ 342
2007-12-04
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2008-06-20
Awarded to soldiers and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces for great personal contribution to perpetuating the memory of the fallen Defenders of the Fatherland, their names and the fate of missing servicemen, demonstrating high moral and business qualities, diligence and initiative as well as to other citizens of the Russian Federation or foreign nationals who assist in perpetuating the memory of the fallen Defenders of the Fatherland.
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Medal "For Service in the Submarine Force"
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Медаль «За Службу В Подводных Силах»
№ 105
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№ 342
2006-03-10
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2008-06-20
Awarded to naval personnel for impeccable service associated with Navy submarines for 5 years or more, for bravery and courage shown in the performance of military duty or special combat missions; to civilian personnel of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, as well as other citizens of the Russian Federation who assist in fulfilling the tasks assigned to the Navy.
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Medal "For Service in Naval Infantry"
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Медаль «За Службу В Морской Пехоте»
№ 455
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№ 342
2005-11-03
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2008-06-20
Awarded to soldiers performing military service in the administration of Navy coastal troops, military compounds or Naval Infantry, for impeccable service of 5 years or more. The medal (regardless of the duration of military service in the Naval Infantry) may be awarded to soldiers for bravery and courage shown in the performance of military duty. Naval Infantry veterans may be awarded the medal for special services.
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Medal "For Service in the Air Force"
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Медаль «За Службу В Военно-Воздушных Силах»
№ 240
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№ 342
2004-08-13
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2008-06-20
Awarded to soldiers of the Air Force of the Russian Federation for 20 years or more of good service subject to holding the Medal For Distinguished Military Service 1st Class and an honour badge "For Merit". In exceptional cases, for rewarding veterans of the Air Force or Air Defence Troops that meet specified conditions like the recognition of merit to the air force and air defence forces.
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Medal "For Service in Space Forces"
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Медаль «За Службу В Космических Войсках»
№ 360
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№ 342
2007-11-11
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2008-06-20
Awarded for initiative, diligence and distinction shown in the line of duty in military service for 20 years or more and already awarded the honour badge "For Merit" of Space Troops.
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Medal "For Service in Railway Troops"
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Медаль «За Службу В Железнодорожных Войсках»
№ 330
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№ 342
2007-08-14
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2008-06-20
Awarded to soldiers of Railway Troops for good service of 10 years or more, subject to having previously been awarded the Honour Badge "For Merit" of Railway Troops, as well as to members of the civilian staff who served (worked) for 20 years or more. Medal may also be awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to the development of Railway Troops and assisted in the tasks entrusted to the service.
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Medal "For Distinguished Service in the Land Forces"
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Медаль «За отличие в службе в Сухопутных войсках»
№ 550 2013-07-31 Awarded to military personnel performing military service in headquarters units, higher formations and units of the Land Forces, veterans of military service in the Land Forces, and to members of the civilian staff of Land Forces, with conscientious service of 5 years or more; for courage and bravery displayed during the performance of military duties; or for the execution of special tasks regardless of the period of military service in Land Forces; as well as to other citizens of the Russian Federation for assisting the Land Forces in the execution of their assigned tasks.
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Medal "For Service in Naval Aviation"
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Медаль «За службу в морской авиации»
№ 523 2013-07-19 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Medal "For Service in Electronic Warfare Troops"
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Медаль «За службу в войсках радиоэлектронной борьбы»
№ 948 2013-12-23 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Medal "For Service in Naval Surface Forces"
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Медаль «За службу в надводных силах»
№ ? 2014 Ministerial Order was not identified but award creation has been confirmed.
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Medal "For Naval Merit in the Arctic"
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Медаль «За морские заслуги в Арктике»
№ ? 2014-03-21 Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Medal "For Diligence in Ensuring Road Safety"
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Медаль «За усердие в обеспечении безопасности дорожного движения»
№ 740 2013-10-07 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, and in some cases, to other citizens of the Russian Federation, for great contribution to road safety in the Armed Forces; for trouble-free operation of vehicles belonging to military units (organizations) of the Armed Forces; for the introduction of new design solutions which will significantly improve road safety in the Armed Forces; for contributions to road safety at events involving men and vehicles of the Armed Forces; for impeccable service in the military automotive inspection service of at least 10 years, and in other military units (organizations) of the Armed Forces in positions directly associated with road safety for not less than 20 years; for achievements of high performance in activities aimed at preventive measures to prevent road traffic injuries, the suppression of offenses in the field of road safety; for reliable management of subordinate personnel contributing to the reduction of accidents in subordinate military units (organizations) at the end of the fiscal year; for assistance in addressing the tasks assigned to the military Automobile Inspectorate of the Armed Forces.
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Medal "Participant in the Struggle Against the Elements of the Amur"
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Медаль «Участнику борьбы со стихией на Амуре»
№ 762 2013-09-24 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Medal "200 Years of the Ministry of Defence"
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Медаль «200 Лет Министерству Обороны»
№ 300
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№ 342
2002-08-30
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2008-06-20
Awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation having faithfully served for 25 years or more; other military troops, military units and bodies that Russian law provides for in military service.
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Medal "300 Years of the Baltic Fleet"
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Медаль «300 Лет Балтийскому флоту»
№ 160
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№ 342
2003-05-16
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2008-06-20
Awarded to sailors of the Baltic Fleet who faithfully performed their official duties for 10 years or more as of 18 May 2003; to civilian personnel of the Baltic Fleet who faithfully performed their official duties for 25 years or more as of 18 May 2003; to other persons providing assistance in carrying out the assigned tasks of the Baltic Fleet.
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Medal "For Participation in the Victory Day Military Parade"
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Медаль «За Участие В Военном Параде В День Победы»
№ 130 2010-02-26 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and to foreign troops, military formations and bodies, for active participation in the preparation of personnel, of weapons and of military equipment for the military parade on Victory Day in Moscow, in other Hero cities, as well as in cities where military districts headquarters, fleets headquarters, combined forces headquarters as well as the Caspian Flotilla headquarters are located; for distinction displayed during the military parade in Moscow, in other Hero Cities, as well as in cities where military districts headquarters, fleets headquarters, combined forces headquarters as well as the Caspian Flotilla headquarters are located.
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Medal "100 Years of the Air Force"
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Медаль «100 лет Военно-воздушным силам»
№ 1855 2012-07-31 Awarded to members of aircrews, ground crews and to servicemen of Air Defense Forces for conscientious service; to veterans of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces, retired from military service, in recognition of their distinguished service.
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Medal "200 Years of Road Construction Troops"
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Медаль «200 лет дорожным войскам»
№ 2929 2012 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Медаль «Участнику Марш-Броска Босния-Косово 12 Июня 1999»
№ 75
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№ 342
2000-02-11
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2008-06-20
Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for their courage, bravery and valour displayed during the preparation and conduct of operation March-Shot of 12 June 1999 in Bosnia-Kosovo. The silver medal is awarded to actual participants of the raid, the bronze (tombac) medal is awarded for assistance in preparation and direct support of the operation. 93 awarded in Silver, 250 awarded in Bronze.
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Medal "For the Return of the Crimea"
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Медаль «За возвращение Крыма»
№ 160 2014-03-21 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for services and distinction displayed during the security measures related to the protection of the rights and lives of the citizens of the Crimea, the March 16, 2014 referendum in the Crimea and the entry of the Crimea in the Russian Federation as the result of the referendum. The medal can also be awarded to other citizens of the Russian Federation and to foreign citizens for assistance in solving the tasks assigned to the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation relating to these security measures taken in the Crimea.
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Medal "Strategic Command-Staff Exercise - Caucasus 2012"
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Медаль «Стратегическое командно-штабное учение - Кавказ 2012»
№ 2828 2012 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Medal "Joint Strategic Exercise - West 2013"
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Медаль «Совместное стратегическое учение - Запад 2013»
№ ? 2013 Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Medal "For Distinction during an Exercise"
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Медаль «За отличие в учениях»
№ 219 2014-04-05 Awarded to military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for high personal performance in field, naval or air training achieved during a major exercise; for having skilfully organized and conducted exercises in which all set goals were achieved; for achievements in the development and improvement of techniques and methods of warfare enhancing the effectiveness of weapons and military equipment used during the exercise.
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Medal "For achievements in the development of innovative technologies"
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Медаль «За достижения в области развития инновационных технологий»
№ 531 2014-08-01 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for significant personal contribution to the implementation of technological innovations; for a technological breakthrough and support in high-risk research and development in the field of defence. May also be awarded to other citizens of the Russian Federation for direct assistance in the task of development and implementation of innovative technologies for the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
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Commemorative Medal "25 Years of the End of Hostilities in Afghanistan"
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Юбилейная медаль «В память 25-летия окончания боевых действий в Афганистане»
№ 900 2013-12-17 Awarded to veterans of the fighting in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan for the period of 1979-1989; to members of the Armed Forces of the USSR, persons attached to them, as well as to citizens of the states - members of the Commonwealth of Independent States who have made a great contribution to the establishment of the names and burial sites of the dead and the fate of missing persons, who actively participated in the social and medical rehabilitation of soldiers-internationalists and their families, who perpetuated the memory of the fallen. May also be awarded to citizens of countries from outside the Commonwealth of Independent States in exceptional circumstances.
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Medal "For Distinguished Military Service" 1st Class
Medium emblem of the Министерство обороны Российской Федерации.svg
Медаль «За Отличие В Военной Службе» I Степени
№ 123
-
№ 85
1995-03-27
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2009-03-05
Awarded to military personnel of the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation for 20 years of good service. Type 1 medal (left) was awarded between 1995 and 2009. The type 2 award with new ribbon and reverse has been awarded since 2009.
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Medal "For Distinguished Military Service" 2nd Class
Medium emblem of the Министерство обороны Российской Федерации.svg
Медаль «За Отличие В Военной Службе» II Степени
№ 123
-
№ 85
1995-03-27
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2009-03-05
Awarded to military personnel of the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation for 15 years of good service. Type 1 medal (left) was awarded between 1995 and 2009. The type 2 award with new ribbon and reverse has been awarded since 2009.
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Medal "For Distinguished Military Service" 3rd Class
Medium emblem of the Министерство обороны Российской Федерации.svg
Медаль «За Отличие В Военной Службе» III Степени
№ 123
-
№ 85
1995-03-27
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2009-03-05
Awarded to military personnel of the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation for 10 years of good service. Type 1 medal (left) was awarded between 1995 and 2009. The type 2 award with new ribbon and reverse has been awarded since 2009.
Medal "All-Army competition" 1st place
Medium emblem of the Вооружённые Силы Российской Федерации.svg
Медаль «Всеармейские соревнования» I место
№ 675 2014-09-18 Ministerial Order found, translation in progress.
Medal "All-Army competition" 2nd place
Medium emblem of the Вооружённые Силы Российской Федерации.svg
Медаль «Всеармейские соревнования» II место
№ 675 2014-09-18 Ministerial Order found, translation in progress.
Medal "All-Army competition" 3rd place
Medium emblem of the Вооружённые Силы Российской Федерации.svg
Медаль «Всеармейские соревнования» III место
№ 675 2014-09-18 Ministerial Order found, translation in progress.
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Medal "Tank Biathlon World Cup"
1st place

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Медаль «Чемпионат мира танковый биатлон»
I место
№ ? 2014 Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Medal "Tank Biathlon World Cup"
2nd place

Medium emblem of the Вооружённые Силы Российской Федерации.svg
Медаль «Чемпионат мира танковый биатлон»
II место
№ ? 2014 Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Medal "Tank Biathlon World Cup"
3rd place

Medium emblem of the Вооружённые Силы Российской Федерации.svg
Медаль «Чемпионат мира танковый биатлон»
III место
№ ? 2014 Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.

Decorations "For Merit"[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Decoration "For Merit"
Legal Service of the Armed Forces

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Юридическая Служба Вооруженных Сил
№ 5 2001-01-31 Awarded to military personnel and members of the civilian staff who have served (worked) in the Legal Service of the Armed Forces for 5 years or more, for distinction in the performance of official duties, in activities aimed at strengthening the rule of law, in ensuring the legality of the activities of central bodies of the military administration, associations, formations, military units and organisations of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Administrative Departments Personnel of the Ministry of Defence

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Личного Состава Управления Делами Министерства Обороны
№ 500 2001-12-29 Awarded to military personnel of the Administrative Departments of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation with at least one year of seniority in the office, for initiative, diligence and distinction displayed in the performance of military duties; also awarded to members of the civilian staff who have worked in the office for at least five years, for high performance in scientific and socio-cultural activities.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Military Personnel of Land Forces

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Военнослужащих Сухопутных Войск.
№ 540 2001-12-30 Awarded to officers and warrant officers serving in the Ground Forces: for exemplary performance of military duties and high performance; for planning, organising and providing leadership; for excellent performance in combat and field training.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Military Personnel of Space Forces

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Военнослужащих Космических Войск
№ 125 2002-03-19 Awarded to soldiers of the Space Forces for initiative, diligence and distinction shown in the performance of military duties. May also be awarded to members of the civilian staff of the Space Forces for high performance in business and scientific activities, as well as other persons - for providing effective assistance in performing the tasks assigned to the Space Forces.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Military Personnel of the Office of Operational Management of the General Staff of the Armed Forces

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Военнослужащих Главного Оперативного Управления Генерального Штаба Вооруженных Сил
№ 455 2002-11-16 Awarded to generals, officers and warrant officers, serving in the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, for diligence and initiative. displayed in the performance of official duties, and who have served in the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces for at least 3 years.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Military Personnel of the Main Personnel Office of the Ministry of Defence

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Военнослужащих Главного Управления Кадров Министерства Обороны
№ 165 2003-05-17 Awarded to military personnel serving in the main personnel department of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation for not less than three years of hard work and initiative displayed during the performance of official duties.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Military Personnel of the Mobilization Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
военнослужащих Главного организационно-мобилизационного управления Генерального штаба Вооруженных Сил
№ 308 2003-08-03 Awarded to officers and warrant officers of the Mobilization Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation who have served there for at least 3 years, for due diligence and initiative displayed during the performance of official duties.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Air Force

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Военнослужащих Военно-Воздушных Сил
№ 240 2004-08-13 Awarded to officers and warrant officers after 5 years or more in the Air Force for exemplary performance of military duties, able and competent leadership of subordinates, high rate of performance; for planning, organising and carrying out for air defence combat drills and manoeuvres; for high results in the training subordinates or in the development of new weapons’ technology; for professional excellence and superior performance in combat training and field (air) training.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Staff of the Minister of Defence

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Аппарат Министра Обороны
№ 90 2005-03-19 Awarded to military personnel and members of the civilian staff of the Office of the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation for hard work and initiative displayed in the performance of official duties that have served (worked) in the office for at least 3 years.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Military Personnel of Airborne Troops

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Военнослужащих Воздушно-Десантных Войск
№ 182 2005-05-06 Awarded to officers and warrant officers serving in Airborne Troops for 5 years or more: for exemplary performance of military duties; for outstanding results in training and in the education of subordinates or in the development of new technology and weapons; for professional excellence and superior performance in combat training.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Personnel Administrative Departments of Information and Public Relations of the Ministry of Defence

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Личного Состава Управления Информации И Общественных Связей Министерства Обороны
№ 464 2005-11-02 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Office of Information and Public Relations of the Ministry of Defense of Russia who have served in the department for at least 3 years: for exemplary performance of military duties and high performance indicators; for diligence and initiative displayed during the performance of official duties.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Military Personnel of the Navy

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Военнослужащих ВМФ
№ 3505 2012 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Decoration "For Merit"
Electronic Warfare Troops

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Войск Радиоэлектронной Борьбы
№ 948 2013-12-23 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Decoration "For Merit"
of Department 8 of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation

Знак Отличия «За Заслуги»
Восьмого управления Генерального штаба Вооруженных Сил Российской Федерации
№ 120 2008-03-26 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.


Decorations "For Distinction"[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
Badge Chief Marshal of Artillery Nedelin.jpg
Decoration
"Chief Marshal of Artillery Nedelin"

Знак Отличия
«Главный Маршал Артиллерии Неделин»
№ 162 1998-04-07 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Strategic Rocket Forces, as well as veterans of the service, for distinction displayed in the line of normal duties, combat assignments, in carrying out special tasks, for courage and valour in the line of duty, as well as activities strengthening the position of Strategic Rocket Forces.
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Decoration "For Distinction in Battlefield Research" 1st Class

Знак «За Отличие В Поисковом Движении» I Степени
№ 55
-
№ 342
2007-12-04
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2008-06-20
Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the armed forces for outstanding personal contribution to the establishment of the names of the dead and the fate of missing servicemen and for active involvement in research for not less than seven years with significant results.
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Decoration "For Distinction in Battlefield Research" 2nd Class

Знак «За Отличие В Поисковом Движении» II Степени
№ 55
-
№ 342
2007-12-04
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2008-06-20
Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the armed forces for outstanding personal contribution to the establishment of the names of the dead and the fate of missing servicemen and for active involvement in research for not less than five years with significant results.
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Decoration "For Distinction in Battlefield Research" 3rd class

Знак «За Отличие В Поисковом Движении» III Степени
№ 55
-
№ 342
2007-12-04
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2008-06-20
Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the armed forces for outstanding personal contribution to the establishment of the names of the dead and the fate of missing servicemen and for active involvement in research for not less than three years with significant results.
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Decoration "For the best scientific work" 1st class

Знак Отличия «За лучшую научную работу» I Степени
№ 565 2013-07-30 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Decoration "For the best scientific work" 2nd class

Знак Отличия «За лучшую научную работу» II Степени
№ 565 2013-07-30 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Decoration "For the best scientific work" 3rd class

Знак Отличия «За лучшую научную работу» III Степени
№ 565 2013-07-30 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Decoration "For Distinction"
Ground Troops

Военнослужащих Сухопутных Войск
Знак «За Отличие»
№ 540 2001-12-30 Awarded to soldiers, sergeants, master sergeants, in military service by conscription or by contract in the Ground Forces: for high achievements in the development, operation and maintenance of weapons and military equipment; for carrying out special assignments; for excellent performance in combat training, field training, other services, demonstrated in the performance of military duties.
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Decoration "For Distinction"
Air Force

Военнослужащих Военно-Воздушных Сил
Знак «За Отличие»
№ 240 2004-08-13 Awarded to soldiers, sergeants and master sergeants, in military service by conscription or under contract to the Air Force for not less than one year: for high achievements in the development, operation and maintenance of weapons and military equipment; for the successful completion of special assignments; for excellent performance in combat training or highly specialized training
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Decoration "For Distinction"
Strategic Rocket Forces

Военнослужащих Ракетных Войск Стратегического Назначения
Знак «За Отличие»
№ 195 2006-05-12 Awarded to soldiers, sergeants, master sergeants, in military service by conscription or by contract in the Strategic Missile Forces for not less than 1 year: for exemplary performance of military duties, excellent performance in combat training; for high achievements in the development and maintenance of weapons and military equipment.
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Decoration "For Distinction" of Airborne Troops

Военнослужащих Воздушно-Десантных Войск Знак «За Отличие»
№ 182 2005-05-06 Awarded to soldiers serving in the Airborne troops who have served at least 1 year: for exemplary performance of military duties, excellent performance in combat training; for high achievements in the development and exploitation of armament systems and military equipment; for the successful completion of special assignments and other distinction shown in the performance of military duty.
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Decoration "For Distinction"
Military Personnel of the Navy

Знак «За Отличие»
Военнослужащих ВМФ
№ 3505 2012 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Decoration "For Distinction"
Electronic Warfare Troops

Знак «За Отличие»
Войск Радиоэлектронной Борьбы
№ 948 2013-12-23 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Decoration "For Distinction" of the Special Service of the Armed Forces

Знак «За Отличие» Специальная Служба Вооруженных Сил
№ 554 1998-12-12 Awarded to officers of the Special Service of the Armed Forces for the successful implementation of measures to prevent unauthorised use of weapons; for excellent results achieved in the development, operation and maintenance of weapons and military equipment of the Special Service of the Armed Forces of Russia.
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Honorary Decoration "For Distinction" of the Special Service of the Armed Forces

Почетный Знак «За отличие» Специальная служба Вооруженных Сил
№ 554 1998-12-12 Awarded to military personnel or civilians that are not members of the Special Service of the Armed Forces of Russia, that have made a significant contribution to the prevention of unauthorised use of weapons.
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Decoration for
"Officers of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation"

Знак Отличия
«Офицеров Главного управления Генерального штаба Вооруженных Сил Российской Федерации»
№ 460 2005-11-03 Awarded to officers of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation with at least five years service in the department who made a significant contribution in addressing the challenges facing the General Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, for exemplary performance of military duties and high performance in service activities, for due diligence and initiative shown during the performance of official duties.
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Decoration for
"Officer of the Rear Armed Forces"

Знак Отличия
«Офицеров Тыла Вооруженных Сил»
№ 21 2000-01-16 Awarded to officers of the Rear Services (Logistics) of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for diligence and distinction in the performance of duties, for courage and valour during service, as well as for great personal contribution to the development and strengthening the rear of the Armed Forces of the RF.
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Decoration for
"Officer of Engineering Troops"

Знак Отличия
«Офицеров Инженерных Войск»
№ 315 2000-08-18 Awarded to officers of engineering troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, or serving in higher military command formations in the field of military engineering, for distinction, initiative and diligence displayed in the performance of official duties.
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Decoration
"For Service in the Military Offices of the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation"

Знак Отличия
«Военнослужащих Военных Представительств Министерства Обороны Российской Федерации»
№ 110 2001-03-23 Awarded to soldiers performing military service in the offices of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, for zeal, initiative and diligence displayed in the performance of military duties.
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Decoration
"For Assistance to the Environmental Protection Office of the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation"

Знак Отличия
«За обеспечение экологической безопасности Вооруженных Сил Российской Федерации»
№ 404 2001-03-10 Awarded to military personnel of the Office of the Chief of Environmental Protection of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and subordinate control units, as well as to military environmental services of the central military command of the Armed Forces, military districts, fleets, military training institutions, and of other military units, for exemplary performance of duties, performing specific tasks, personal contribution to the organization and provision of ecological protection of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Decorations for Service and Combat Duty[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Decoration
"For Service in the Caucasus"
Gold

Знак отличия
«За Службу на Кавказе»
золото
№ 367 2001-08-17 Awarded to officers and warrant officers performing military service in the North Caucasus Military District, for initiative and diligence shown in the performance of official duties, as well as taking part in counter terrorism operations in the North Caucasus region of the Russian Federation.
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Decoration
"For Service in the Caucasus"
Silver

Знак отличия
«За Службу на Кавказе»
серебро
№ 367 2001-08-17 Awarded to soldiers, sailors, sergeants and petty officers, performing military service in the North Caucasus Military District, for initiative and diligence shown in the performance of official duties, as well as taking part in counter terrorism operations in the North Caucasus region of the Russian Federation.
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Decoration
"For Service in the Naval Infantry"
1st Class

Знак отличия
«За службу в морской пехоте»
I степени
№ 325 2001-07-24 Awarded to marines for special services and distinction in strengthening the combat readiness of formations and units of marines, in improving personal combat skills, for courage and bravery displayed in the performance of military duties. Promotion to this class requires one year following award of the badge 2nd class unless awarded for courage and bravery or exemplary leadership in the performance of special military operations of marine units.
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Decoration
"For Service in the Naval Infantry"
2nd class

Знак отличия
«За службу в морской пехоте»
II степени
№ 325 2001-07-24 Awarded to marines with at least 1 year of service for special services and distinction in strengthening the combat readiness of formations and units of marines, in improving personal combat skills, for courage and bravery displayed in the performance of military duties.
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Decoration
"For Service in the Strategic Rocket Forces"
Знак отличия
«За службу в Ракетных войсках стратегического назначения»
№ 539 1998-12-04 Awarded to soldiers of the Strategic Rocket Forces: for planning, organising and serving in alert areas, for outstanding performance of combat duties, exemplary fulfilment of military duties and high personal performance in service while serving in the Strategic Rocket Forces for 10 years or more; for service in the Strategic Rocket Forces for 15 years or more if previously awarded the Badge "Chief Marshal of Artillery Nedelin".
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Decoration
"For Service in Military Intelligence"
Знак отличия
«За службу в военной разведке»
№ 291 1998-06-18 Awarded to military personnel of military intelligence agencies: for services in planning, organisational skills, maintaining security; for exemplary performance of military duties, high personal performance for service in military intelligence agencies.
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Decoration
"For exemplary management of armored vehicles and weapons"
Знак отличия
«За образцовую эксплуатацию бронетанковой техники и вооружения»
№ 538
-
№ ?
1999-11-14
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?
Awarded to members of the Armed Forces for good service and personal contribution to the maintenance of high combat readiness of armoured units and formations and the successful development, skilled application and testing of armoured vehicles. In exceptional cases to individuals who have previously served in research institutions or defence plants in recognition of their achievements in ensuring the development of armoured vehicles and the organisation of effective operation and testing. Type 1 award (left) was awarded between 1999 and ?. The type 2 award with new ribbon and reverse has been awarded since ?.
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Decoration
"For Exemplary Service in Automotive Engineering"
Знак отличия
«За образцовую эксплуатацию автомобильной техники»
№ 538
-
№ ?
1999-11-14
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?
Awarded to military and civilian staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for personal contribution to combat readiness, for improving automotive technology, the organisation and safe implementation into operation of such new technologies. Can also be awarded in exceptional cases to individuals who have previously served in research institutions or defence plants in recognition of their achievements in ensuring the development of armoured vehicles, the organisation and effective operation of automotive testing. Type 1 award (left) was awarded between 1999 and ?. The type 2 award with new ribbon and reverse has been awarded since ?.
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Decoration
"For the Development of Armoured Vehicles and Technologies"
Знак отличия
«За создание бронетанкового вооружения и техники»
№ 538
-
№ ?
1999-11-14
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?
Awarded to employees of research institutions, design offices, defence industries and the Armed Forces of Russia for labour, personal contribution to the development, production and testing of armoured vehicles and the development of new processes, with experience in the defence industry and in research organisations of at least 10 years. Type 1 award (left) was awarded between 1999 and ?. The type 2 award with new ribbon and reverse has been awarded since ?.
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Decoration
"For the Development of Automotive Technologies"
Знак отличия
«За создание автомобильной техники»
№ 538
-
№ ?
1999-11-14
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?
Awarded to employees of research organizations, design offices and industrial enterprises, and to military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, for conscientious work and personal contribution to the development, production and testing of motor vehicles, with experience in the defence industry or research institutions of at least 10 years. May also be exceptionally awarded to individuals who have previously served in research organizations or defence enterprises, in recognition of their service in the development of armoured vehicles, or the organization of their effective operation and testing. Type 1 award (left) was awarded between 1999 and ?. The type 2 award with new ribbon and reverse has been awarded since ?.
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Decoration
"Veteran of the Hydrometeorological Service of the Armed Forces"
Знак отличия
«Ветеран гидрометеорологической службы вооруженных сил»
№ ? ? Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Decoration
"For Combat Duty in the Strategic Rocket Forces"
Знак отличия
«За боевое дежурство в Ракетных войсках стратегического назначения»
№ 359 2000-07-09 Awarded to soldiers doing military service under contract in the Strategic Rocket Forces with class 2 training qualifications or above and with excellent bearing during alerts, serving in alert crews of the Central Control of Strategic Rocket Forces, of control stations or relay stations, in alert crews at missile regiments or in the regimental command and control station: for 300 cumulative days on alert; serving in alert crews in other military units for 400 cumulative days on alert; to commanders of military units engaged in combat alert duty who rate as "excellent" during alert exercises.
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Decoration
"For Combat Duty in the Air Defence Forces"
Знак отличия
«За боевое дежурство по противовоздушной обороне»
№ 240 2004-08-13 Awarded to soldiers in military service under contract to the Air Force that possess at minimum a first class training qualification, for exemplary performance in military duties on air defence alert crews: for firing solutions while employed in command and control alert crews for at least 5 years; for support and logistical tasks while attached to alert crews for at least 6 years. Commanders of air defence units that rate as "excellent" may also be awarded the badge.
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Decoration
"For a Long Range Cruise"
(variant for an aircraft carrier)
Знак отличия
«За дальний поход»
№ 123 1996-03-31 Awarded to the most distinguished, highly disciplined military and civilian personnel of the Navy who participate in long-range cruises on vessels of the Navy, provided that the missions are successful. For all vessels, transition from one ocean to another; for vessels of under 1000 tons, a 30 day cruise with a distance of at least 500 miles from departure point; for vessels of over 1000 tons, a 45 day cruise depending on home port, Northern Fleet - the limits of the Norwegian Sea, Pacific fleet – 3000 miles from point of origin, Black Sea Fleet and the Novorossiysk Naval district - outside of the Aegean Sea, Baltic fleet - beyond the North Sea. This particular one identifies the ship as the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov.
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Decoration
"For a Long Range Cruise"
(variant for surface ships)
Знак отличия
«За дальний поход»
№ 123 1996-03-31 Awarded to the most distinguished, highly disciplined military and civilian personnel of the Navy who participate in long-range cruises on vessels of the Navy, provided that the missions are successful. For all vessels, transition from one ocean to another; for vessels of under 1000 tons, a 30 day cruise with a distance of at least 500 miles from departure point; for vessels of over 1000 tons, a 45 day cruise depending on home port, Northern Fleet - the limits of the Norwegian Sea, Pacific fleet – 3000 miles from point of origin, Black Sea Fleet and the Novorossiysk Naval district - outside of the Aegean Sea, Baltic fleet - beyond the North Sea.
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Decoration
"For a Long Range Cruise"
(variant for submarines)

Знак отличия
«За дальний поход»
№ 123 1996-03-31 Awarded to the most distinguished, highly disciplined military and civilian personnel of the Navy who participate in long-range cruises on vessels of the Navy, provided that the missions are successful. For all vessels, transition from one ocean to another; for vessels of under 1000 tons, a 30 day cruise with a distance of at least 500 miles from departure point; for vessels of over 1000 tons, a 45 day cruise depending on home port, Northern Fleet - the limits of the Norwegian Sea, Pacific fleet – 3000 miles from point of origin, Black Sea Fleet and the Novorossiysk Naval district - outside of the Aegean Sea, Baltic fleet - beyond the North Sea. Specifically for submarines, a cruise with no docking amounting to more than half of the full autonomy of the vessel.
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Decoration
"Excellence in Military Construction"
Знак отличия
«Отличник военного строительства»
№ 295 1999-07-07 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of military units and organisations of construction and quartering of troops of the Ministry of Defence of Russian Federation, for distinction in the performance of official duties, for achieving high results in work, or for active participation in important construction during military operations.

Commemorative Badges[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Commemorative Badge
"Colonel-General Pikalov"
Памятный знак
«Генерал-полковник Пикалов»
№ 310 2006-08-04 Awarded to soldiers and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces, as well as other citizens of the Russian Federation, for providing assistance in solving the tasks entrusted to the Federal Agency for Safe Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons.
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Commemorative Badge
"100 Years of Major-General Boris Aleksandrov"
Памятный знак
«100 лет генерал-майору Борису Александрову»
№ 425 2005-10-06 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces for great personal contributions to the development of musical culture of the Armed Forces, as well as to others, for assistance in the tasks entrusted to the Armed Forces of Russia.
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Commemorative Badge
"300 Years of Naval Infantry"
Памятный знак
«300-лет морской пехоты»
№ 465 2005-11-03 Awarded to soldiers, veterans and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of Russia, as well as to others, who assist in the tasks assigned to the Marines.
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Commemorative Badge
"100 Years of the Russian Submarine Forces"
Памятный знак
«100 лет Подводным силам России»
№ 110 2006-03-11 Awarded to soldiers, veterans and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of Russia, as well as to others, who assist in the tasks assigned to the submarine force.
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Commemorative Badge
"50 Years of the Space Age"
Памятный знак
«50 лет Космической Эры»
№ 360
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№ 342
2007-09-11
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2008-06-20
Awarded to soldiers or veterans of military service in space forces and representatives of the military-industrial complex, for personal contribution to the domestic development of space technologies.
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Commemorative Badge
"50th Anniversary of the Moscow Commandant's Office Honour Guard"
Памятный знак
«50 летие роты почетного караула Военной комендатуры Москвы»
№ 465 2006 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Commemorative Badge
"60 Years of the Moscow Operational Housing Management"
Памятная знак
«60 Лет Квартирно Эксплуатационное Управление Москвы»
№ ? 2006 Badge was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Commemorative Badge
"Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov"
Памятный знак
«Николай Римский-Корсаков»
№ 40 2008-01-31 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Military Band Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, for great personal contribution to the development of military music and who have served in (worked for) the Armed Forces for at least 10 years. May also be awarded to other citizens of Russia for assistance in the tasks assigned to the Military Band Service of the Armed Forces.
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Commemorative Badge
"300 Years of Russian Military Music"
Памятный знак
«300 лет военной музыке России»
№ ? 2011-02-19 Badge was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Commemorative Badge
"200 Years of the Military Topographical Department of the General Staff"
Памятный знак
«200 лет Военно-топографическому управлению Генерального штаба»
№ 2244 2011-11-18 Awarded to soldiers performing military service in topographic military units and organizations of the Topographical Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for at least 3 years, for exemplary performance of military duties and high performance indicators in activities; as well as to civilian personnel who have served in topographic military units of the Topographical Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for at least 3 years, for due diligence and initiative displayed during the performance of official duties.
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Commemorative Badge
"200 Years of the Military Science Committee of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation"
Памятный знак
«200 лет Военно-научному комитету Вооруженных Сил Руссийской Федерации»
№ 2740 2011 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Commemorative Badge
"250 Years of the General Staff"
Памятный знак
«250 лет Генеральному штабу»
№ ? 2013-01-14 Badge was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Commemorative Badge
"For Service in Military Communications Units"
Памятный знак
«За службу в органах военных сообщений»
№ 110 2008 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Commemorative Badge
"100 Years of Air Defense"
Памятный знак
«100 лет противовоздушной оборонe»
№ 828 2014-11-14 Ministerial Order was identified but not yet found in its entirety for translation to this article.
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Commemorative Badge
"50 Years of the Special Inspection Service"
Памятный знак
«50 Лет Службе Специального Контроля»
№ ? 2008 Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Commemorative Badge
"90 Years of Military Intelligence"
Памятный знак
«90 Лет Военной Разведке»
№ ? 2008-11-05 Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Commemorative Badge
"200 Years of the Ministry of Defence"
Памятный знак
«200 лет Министерству обороны»
№ 300 2002-08-30 Awarded on the occasion of the 200th Anniversary of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation to persons who actively promoted and assisted in the tasks entrusted to the Armed Forces.
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Commemorative Badge
"300 Years of the Rear of the Armed Forces"
Памятный знак
«300 лет Тылу Вооруженных Сил»
№ 523 1999-11-08 Awarded to military personnel, civilian staff and veterans of the Rear Services (Logistics) of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, for distinction in the performance of official duties, special assignments, activities aimed at strengthening the Rear Services of the Armed Forces and who served in the Armed Forces 20 years or more.
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Commemorative Badge
"300 Years of the Engineering Troops of Russia"
Памятный знак
«300 лет инженерным войскам России»
№ 348 1996-09-23 Type I is awarded to officers and warrant officers of engineering troops, other ranks of engineering troops who has served flawlessly in the engineering troops of at least 20 years and have previously been awarded state awards; former members of the Corps of Engineers and veterans of World War II. Type II is awarded to other ranks of engineering troops who has served flawlessly in the engineering troops of at least 20 years; other soldiers of the Armed Forces of Russia and other persons who served for the corps of engineers and contributed to their tasks.
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Commemorative Badge
"300 Years of the Clothing Service of the Armed Forces"
Памятный знак
«300 лет вещевой службы Вооруженных Сил»
№ 65 2000-02-14 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Russian Armed Forces and to veterans of the Clothing Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation with at least 20 years service: for distinction in the performance of official duties, during special assignments, or for activities aimed at strengthening the Rear of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Commendations[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Memorable Badge
"Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation"
Памятный знак
«Министра обороны Российской Федерации»
№ 59 1999-04-14 Awarded to soldiers, citizens of Russia and foreign citizens who have made a significant contribution to the development of the RF Armed Forces and interstate relations in the military field. Worn on the right lapel.
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Memorable Badge
"Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation"
Памятный знак
«начальника Генерального штаба Вооруженных Сил Российской Федерации»
№ 346 1999-08-06 Awarded to soldiers, citizens of Russia and foreign citizens who have made a significant contribution to the development of the RF Armed Forces and interstate relations in the military field. Worn on the right lapel.
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Memorable Badge
"Commander of the Air Force"
Памятный знак
«главнокомандующего Военно-воздушными силами»
№ 240 2004-08-13 Awarded to military and civilian personnel who have served (have worked) in the Air Force for at least 10 years, veterans of the Air Force and Air Defence Forces, or to others who have made significant contributions to the Air Force for assistance in the tasks assigned to the Air Force. Worn on the left lapel.
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Memorable Badge
"Commander of the Land Forces"
Памятный знак
«главнокомандующего Сухопутными войсками»
№ 585 2013-08-12 Awarded to military personnel, to civilian staff members of the Land Forces, as well as to other citizens of the Russian Federation and foreign citizens who have made significant contributions to the development of the Land Forces and to inter-state relations in the sphere of military cooperation in the development of the Land Forces. Worn on the left lapel.
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Memorable Badge
"Commander of the Railway Troops"
Памятный знак
«Командующего Железнодорожными войсками»
№ 330 2007-08-14 Awarded to military and civilian personnel of Railway Troops who have served faithfully and (or) worked in Railway Troops for at least 10 years, and to others who have made significant contributions to the development of Railway Troops and for assistance in carrying out the tasks assigned to Railway Troops. Worn on the left lapel.
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Memorable Badge
"Air Defence of Russia"
Памятный знак
«Противовоздушная оборона России»
№ 125 2005-04-10 Awarded to military and civilian personnel who have served (worked) in the Air Defence Forces for not less than 15 years, veterans of the Air Force (Defence Forces) and other individuals who have made a significant contribution to the development of Russia's air defence and assist in addressing the tasks assigned to the Air Force.
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Memorable Badge
"Constantine Badge"
Памятный знак
«Константиновский знак»
№ 540 2005-12-20 Awarded to graduates with honours of Naval Academies for initiative and diligence displayed in the study of naval sciences, research and development work in the construction, operation and implementation of weapons and military equipment; great contribution to the study of Russian history and in strengthening Russia's statehood, preservation and development of Russian naval traditions, high military discipline; scientific, literary or artistic work on Russian history, geography and oceanography, and other humanitarian and socio-economic sciences, aimed at strengthening patriotism and devotion to the Motherland.

Railway Troops of the Russian Federation[edit]

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Prior to their 2004 disbandment and complete integration into the Ministry of Defence,[1] Railway Troops had their own award system.

Medals[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Medal "For Distinction in Service"
Медаль «За отличие в службе»
№ 46 1999-02-04 Awarded to warrant officers and officers of the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation who faultlessly served the service for not less than five years on military posts, who demonstrated initiative, dedication and distinction in official responsibilities and made great personal contributions to resolving the special challenges faced by the service, for training and educating subordinates, for the strengthening of military readiness, research, legal and personnel support for the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation.
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Medal "For Valour"
1st Class

Медаль «За доблесть»
I степени
№ 127 2001-04-10 Awarded to military personnel of the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation for outstanding contribution to the development of the service, for success in maintaining units at high combat readiness, for excellent performance in training and other achievements during military service
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Medal "For Valour"
2nd Class

Медаль «За доблесть»
II степени
№ 127 2001-04-10 Awarded to civilian personnel of military units of the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation for outstanding achievements and outstanding performance of research institutions, enterprises, organizations and military educational institutions of vocational education for the service.
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Jubilee Medal
"150 Years of Railway Troops of Russia"
Юбилейная медаль «150 лет ЖДВ России»
№ 352 2000-08-23 Awarded to military personnel of the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation if previously awarded government or departmental awards of the Russian Federation or the USSR and who faultlessly served for more than 10 years; to generals, officers, ensigns, warrant officers, sergeants and soldiers, retired, dismissed from the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation, of the Armed Forces of the USSR, when previously awarded government or departmental awards of the Russian Federation or the USSR and who faultlessly served for Railway Troops for 20 years or more; to civilian personnel of military units, research institutions, enterprises, organizations and military educational institutions of vocational education for Russian railway troops when previously awarded government or departmental awards the Russian Federation or the Soviet Union and worked flawlessly in the railway troops for 10 years or more; to citizens who have made a significant contribution to the tasks entrusted to the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation.
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Medal "For Distinction in Service"
1st Class

Медаль «За Отличие В Службе»
I степени
№ 47 1999-02-04 Awarded to members of the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation for 20 years of good service.
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Medal "For Distinction in Service"
2nd Class

Медаль «За Отличие В Службе»
II степени
№ 47 1999-02-04 Awarded to members of the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation for 15 years of good service.
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Medal "For Distinction in Service"
3rd Class

Медаль «За Отличие В Службе»
II степени
№ 47 1999-02-04 Awarded to members of the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation for 10 years of good service.

Decorations[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Decoration
"For Merit"
Знак отличия
«За заслуги»
№ 330 2007-08-14 Awarded to officers and warrant officers with 5 years or more in Railway Troops (ZHDV): for professional excellence and superior performance in combat training; for exemplary performance of military duties, able and competent leadership.
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Decoration
"For Distinction"
Знак отличия
«За отличие»
№ 330 2007-08-14 Awarded to soldiers, sergeants and master sergeants with no less than one year of service in Railway Troops (ZHDV): for high achievements in the development, operation and maintenance of weapons and military equipment; for the successful completion of special assignments; for excellent performance in combat training.

Badges[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Badge
"Veteran of Railway Troops"
Знак
«Ветеран Железнодорожных Войск»
№ 171 1998-06-01 Awarded to soldiers and veterans of the Railway Troops of the Russian Federation who faultlessly served for at least 20 years in the service, for great personal contribution in resolving the special challenges faced by the service, training and education of personnel, the strengthening of military readiness, science and research, legal and personnel support for the Railway Troops.

Federal Agency for Special Construction (SpetsStroj Russia)[edit]

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The Federal Agency for Special Construction is subordinate to the Ministry of Defence.

Medals[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Decoration "For Merit in Special Construction"

Почётный знак «За заслуги в области специального строительства»
№ ? 2010-06 Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Medal "For Distinction in Service"

Медаль «За отличие в службе»
№ 51 2001-02-22 Awarded to soldiers who served flawlessly in the central administration of the Federal Agency for Special Construction, in the military, technical and engineering training and development of specialists, in military formations with at least 5 years on military posts; to officers or warrant officers for initiative, diligence, and distinction who made a great contribution to overcoming the special challenges faced by military units in the training and education of personnel.
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Medal "60 Years Of SpetsStroj Russia"

Медаль «60 лет Спецстроя России»
№ ? 2010-10 Medal was confirmed as having been awarded but Ministerial Order not yet found and is possibly unpublished to this date.
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Medal "55 Years Of SpetsStroj Russia"

Медаль «55 лет Спецстроя России»
№ 421 2005-10-17 Awarded to soldiers of the central administration of engineering forces, of military road construction formations with 15 years or more of faultless service; veterans of the service with 20 years or more; civilian staff members who worked for 30 years or more in the service; soldiers and citizens who have made significant contributions to the tasks entrusted to the Federal Agency for Special Construction of Russia.
Military Version
Civilian Version
Medal "50 Years Of SpetsStroj Russia"

Медаль «50 лет Спецстроя России»
№ 174 2000-10-27 Awarded to military and civilian personnel who worked in the Federal Agency for Special Construction of Russia for 20 years or more, as well as to soldiers of other departments who made a significant contribution to the tasks entrusted to the agency as well as to other citizens who made a significant contribution to the tasks entrusted to the agency.
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Medal "40 Years MTU of SpetsStroj of Russia"

Медаль «40 лет ВТУ при Спецстрое России»
№ 191 2007-04-19 Awarded to military personnel and veterans who worked in the Military-Technical University of the Federal Agency for Special Construction of Russia for 10 years or more; to members of the civilian staff for 15 years or more; to soldiers and civilians who have made a significant personal contribution to the development of the Military Technical University and to the tasks entrusted to it.
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Medal "65 Years of VEVUS"

Медаль «65 лет ВЭВУС при Спецстрое России»
№ 192 2007-04-19 Awarded to military and civilian personnel as well as to veterans who worked in the Federal Agency for Special Construction of Russia on VEVUS, the Military Operational Communications Recovery System, for 15 years or more; to soldiers and civilians who have made a significant personal contribution to the development of VEVUS. Reverse inscription: ВОЕННОЕ ЭКСПЛУАТАЦИОННО-ВОССТАНОВИТЕЛЬНОЕ УПРАВЛЕНИЕ СВЯЗИ (MILITARY OPERATIONAL RECOVERY OF COMMUNICATIONS)
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Medal "For Distinction In Service"
1st Class


Медаль «За Отличие В Службе»
I степени
№ 52 2001-02-22 Awarded to soldiers of the Federal Agency for Special Construction of Russia for impeccable service over a period of 20 years. The reverse inscription reads «ЗА БЕЗУПРЕЧНУЮ СЛУЖБУ» (FOR FAULTLESS SERVICE).
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Medal "For Distinction In Service"
2nd Class


Медаль «За Отличие В Службе»
II степени
№ 52 2001-02-22 Awarded to soldiers of the Federal Agency for Special Construction of Russia for impeccable service over a period of 15 years. The reverse inscription reads «ЗА БЕЗУПРЕЧНУЮ СЛУЖБУ» (FOR FAULTLESS SERVICE).
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Medal "For Distinction In Service"
3rd Class


Медаль «За Отличие В Службе»
III степени
№ 52 2001-02-22 Awarded to soldiers of the Federal Agency for Special Construction of Russia for impeccable service over a period of 10 years. The reverse inscription reads «ЗА БЕЗУПРЕЧНУЮ СЛУЖБУ» (FOR FAULTLESS SERVICE).

Badges[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Commemorative Badge
"Chief of the Federal Agency for Special Construction of the Russian Federation"
Памятный Знак
«Начальника Федеральной Службы Специального Правительства Российской Федерации»
№ 169 2000-11-21 Awarded to employees of the Federal Service for Special Construction of the Russian Federation, of the military central administration, of military engineering and road-building units in military formations of SpetsStroj and others have made a significant contribution to solving the challenges facing the service.
Type 1
Type 2Prototype
Badge
"Veteran of the Federal Agency for Special Construction"
Знак
«Ветеран Спецстроя России»
№ 7/237/8-2 2000-03-10 Awarded to highly skilled workers of enterprises, institutions, organisations, industry and military engineering military units, road-building military units, as well as others who have made significant contributions to the industry.
Type 1Type 2 Badge
"Excellent Special Construction Troops of Russia"
Знак
«Отличник Спецстроя России»
№ 7/237/8-3 2000-03-10 Awarded to meritorious male employees of SpetsStroj with more than 10 years, female employees with more than 15 years of seniority in the department, as well as military personnel with 5 years or more of service, of which at least three have been with SpetsStroj.

Federal Agency for the Safe Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons[edit]

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The Federal Agency for the Safe Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons was subordinate to the Ministry of Defence.

Medals[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Medal "For Active Participation in Chemical Disarmament"'
Медаль «За активное участие в уничтожении химического оружия»
№ 250 2009-09-01
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Medal "For Contributions to Chemical Disarmament"'
Медаль «За вклад в химическое разоружение»
№ 250 2009-09-01
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Medal "For Cooperation in the Field of Chemical Disarmament"
Медаль «За содружество в области химического разоружения»
№ 319 2007-10-15
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Medal "Veteran of Chemical Disarmament"'
Медаль «Ветеран химического разоружения»
№ 50 2012-03-23
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Jubilee Medal "15 Years of the Federal Agency for the Safe Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons"'
Юбилейной Медаль «15 лет федеральное управление по безопасному хранению и уничтожению химического оружия»
№ 319 2007-10-15
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Jubilee Medal "20 Years of the Federal Agency for the Safe Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons"'
Юбилейной Медаль «20 лет федеральное управление по безопасному хранению и уничтожению химического оружия»
№ 50 2012-03-23

Decorations[edit]

Award Name (English/Russian) Ministerial Order Inception Date Award Criteria
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Decoration
"For Valour in the Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons"
Знак отличия
«За доблесть при хранении и уничтожении химического оружия»
№ 310 2006-08-04 Awarded to soldiers of the Federal Office for the Safe Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons, who had served there for at least 3 years, for exemplary performance of military duties and the successful completion of special assignments. Badge instituted while the agency was still under the Defence Ministry.

Emblems of Defence Ministry Entities[edit]

Branch/Department Emblem Branch/Department Emblem
Ministry of Defence
Министерство обороны
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Armed Forces
Вооружённые Силы
Medium emblem of the Вооружённые Силы Российской Федерации.svg
General Staff
Генеральный Штаб
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Army
Сухопутные войска
Medium emblem of the Сухопутные войска Российской Федерации.svg
Navy
Военно-морской флот
Emblem of the Военно-Морской Флот Российской Федерации.svg
Air Force
Военно-воздушных сил
Medium emblem of the Военно-воздушные силы Российской Федерации.svg
Airborne Troops
Воздушно-десантные войска
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Space Forces
Космические войска
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Air Defense
Противовоздушная оборона сухопутных войск
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Strategic Rocket Forces
Ракетные войска стратегического назначения
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Rocket and Artillery Troops
Ракетные войска и артиллерия
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Signal Corps
Войска связи
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Special Purpose Units
Спецназ ГРУ Генерального штаба
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Corps of Engineers
Инженерные войска
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Military Nuclear Security Units
Воинские части ядерного обеспечения
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Railway Troops
Железнодорожные войска
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Rear of the Armed Forces - Logistics
Служба тыла Вооруженных Сил
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Quartering and Settlement
Служба расквартирования и обустройства
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Federal Agency for Special Construction
Федеральное агентство специального строительства
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Environmental Service of the Armed Forces
Экологическая служба Вооруженных Сил
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Federal Service for Technical and Export Control
Федеральная служба по техническому и экспортному контролю
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Federal Service for Defence Contracts
Федеральная служба по оборонному заказу
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Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation
Федеральная служба по военно-техническому сотрудничеству
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Federal Agency for Safe Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons
Федеральное управление по безопасному хранению и уничтожению химического оружия
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Presidential decree № 314 dated 9 March 2004

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