Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan"

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Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan"
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Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan" (obverse)
Awarded by  Russian Federation
Type State Commemorative Medal
Eligibility Kazan residents and other citizens of the Russian Federation[1]
Awarded for World War 2 service and significant contribution to the development of the city[1]
Status No longer awarded[2]
Statistics
Established July 30, 2005[1]
Total awarded 250.000
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Ribbon of the Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan"
Former President Dmitry Medvedev, a recipient of the Medal
Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev, a recipient of the medal

The Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan" (Russian: Медаль «В память 1000-летия Казани») is a state commemorative medal of the Russian Federation established on June 30, 2005 by Presidential Decree № 762[1] to denote the 1000th anniversary of the foundation of Kazan, the capital city of Tatarstan.

Medal statute[edit]

Reverse of the Medal 1000th Anniversary of Kazan

The Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan" was awarded to Kazan residents who fought in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, wartime workers who worked during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 in the city of Kazan for at least six months or that were awarded orders and medals of the Soviet Union for their dedicated work in the Great Patriotic War of 1941 - 1945, to veterans of labour; and to other citizens who have made a significant contribution to the development of the city of Kazan.[1]

Presidential Decree 1099 of September 7, 2010[2] removed the Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan" from the list of state awards of the Russian Federation. It is no longer awarded.

Medal description[edit]

The Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan" is a 32 mm in diameter brass circular medal with raised rims on both sides. On its obverse, in relief, the image of the Kazan Kremlin under a rising sun with rays extending sideways and upwards, surrounded by the relief inscription along the medal circumference "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan" (Russian: "В память 1000-летия Казани"). On its reverse at center, the coat of arms of the city of Kazan, at the bottom the relief inscription "1005 - 2005", at left along the medal's circumference, a laurel branch going 3/4 of the way up, at right along the medal's circumference, an oak branch going 3/4 of the way up.[1]

The medal is suspended by a ring through the award's suspension loop to a standard Russian pentagonal mount covered with a 24mm wide overlapping tricolour silk moiré ribbon with a 10mm wide green stripe on the left, a 4mm wide white stripe in the center and a 10mm wide red stripe on the right.[1]

Notable recipients (partial list)[edit]

The individuals listed below were awarded the Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan".[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of June 30, 2005" (in Russian). ZAKONY of Russia, Legal texts on line. 1992-07-02. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of September 7, 2010 No 1099" (in Russian). Russian Gazette. 2010-09-07. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  3. ^ "List of recipients of the Medal "In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan"" (in Russian). Russian Wikipedia. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 

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