Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow"

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Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow"
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Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow" (obverse)
Awarded by  Russian Federation
Type State Commemorative Medal
Eligibility World War 2 veterans and citizens of the Russian Federation[1]
Awarded for War service and significant contributions to the development of Moscow[1]
Status No longer awarded[2]
Statistics
Established 26 February 1997[1]
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Ribbon of the Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow"
Recipient of the Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow" Theatre and cinema actor Vladimir Mikhailovich Zeldin.
Recipient of the Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow" Olympic triple gold medalist Irina Rodnina.

The Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow" (Russian: Медаль «В память 850-летия Москвы») is a commemorative medal of the Russian Federation created to denote the 850th anniversary of the city of Moscow. It was established on 26 February 1997 by Presidential Decree № 132.[1] Its statute was defined on 21 March 1997 by Presidential Decree 223.[3]

Medal statute[edit]

The Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow" is awarded to participants in the defence of Moscow who were awarded a medal for the defence of Moscow, wartime workers who worked in Moscow during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, persons who were awarded the Soviet Medal "In Commemoration of the 800th Anniversary of Moscow"; citizens who have made a significant contribution to the development of the city of Moscow.[3]

Presidential Decree 1099 of 7 September 2010[2] removed the Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow" from the list of state awards of the Russian Federation. It is no longer awarded.

Medal description[edit]

The Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow" is a 32 mm in diameter circular brass medal. Its obverse bears the image of Saint George on horseback spearing a dragon. On the left side of the obverse, following the medal circumference, the relief inscription "Moscow 850" (Russian: Москва 850). On the reverse, a laurel wreath over the entire circumference save the very top, in its center the inscription in relief "1147" over the inscription "1997".[3]

The medal is suspended by a ring through the award's suspension loop to a standard Russian pentagonal mount covered with a 24 mm wide overlapping red silk moiré ribbon with 2 mm wide white, blue and red stripes on the right edge.[3]

Notable recipients (partial list)[edit]

The individuals below were recipients of the Medal "In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 26 February 1997 No 132" (in Russian). Commission under the President of the Russian Federation on state awards. 1999-12-15. Archived from the original on 13 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 7 September 2010 No 1099" (in Russian). Russian Gazette. 2010-09-07. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 21 March 1997 No 223" (in Russian). Legal Russia (Правовая Россия). 2001-06-27. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 

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