Order of Princess Olga

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Order of Princess Olga
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Badge of the First Class of the Order of Princess Olga
Awarded by  Ukraine
Type Three-grades order
Awarded for Personal merits of women in state, scientific, educational, cultural and other social areas
Status Active
Statistics
Established 15 August 1997
First awarded 18 August 1997 (3rd Class)
Precedence
Next (higher) Order For Courage
Next (lower) Order of Danylo Halytsky
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Ribbon bar of the First Class of the Order of Princess Olga

The Order of Princess Olga (Ukrainian: Орден княгині Ольги) is a Ukrainian civil decoration, featuring Olga of Kiev and bestowed to women for "personal merits in state, production, scientific, educational, cultural, charity and other spheres of social activities, for upbringing children in families".[1] It was established by Presidential Decree № 827/97 of 15 August 1997 and has three grades (classes), the first being the highest. The 1st grade medal is adorned with four rectangular amethysts and features a gilded ornament with silver parts. The two other grades also feature precious stones.

Both Ukrainian citizens and foreigners are eligible for the order.[1] The order can be rescinded by the President of Ukraine if a bearer is convicted of a serious crime.[1]

Medals and ribbons[edit]

First Class Second Class Third Class
Order of Olga 1st class.jpg Order of Princess Olga 2nd class.jpg Olga-3.jpg
Ribbon
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Decorations". Ministry of Defence of Ukraine. Retrieved 2010-11-28.