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12 February 2020

National Awards of the Russian Federation Series

Russia: National Awards of the Russian Federation Series, 12 February 2020. Images from eBay, Colnect and Marka.

Design artist: Uliyanovskiy I.
Paper: Chalk surfaced
Printing Method: Offset + security system
Perforation: Comb 12:11¾

On February 12, four stamps with images of the Medals of Zhukov, Defender of Free Russia, Medals of Nesterov and Pushkin will go into postal circulation in the frames of continuation of the National Awards of the Russian Federation series. The postal stamps provide images of the Medal of Zhukov, Defender of Free Russia, Medals of Nesterov and Pushkin.

Medal “Defender of a Free Russia”

State awards of the Russian Federation are the highest form of encouraging citizens for outstanding services in the defense of the Fatherland, state building, the economy, science, culture, art, education, enlightenment, the protection of health, life and rights of citizens, charity activities and other achievements before the state.

Establishes and rewards state awards by the President of the Russian Federation.

Medal of Nesterov

The Nesterov Medal was established in 1994.

The Nesterov Medal is awarded to military personnel of the Air Force for personal courage and bravery shown in defending the Fatherland and the state interests of the Russian Federation, for excellent performance in combat training and aerial training.

Medal of Zhukov

Zhukov Medal was established in 1994.

The Zhukov Medal is awarded to servicemen for courage, dedication and personal courage shown in hostilities in defending the Fatherland, for special differences in military service, for excellent performance in combat training.

Medal of Pushkin

Pushkin Medal was established in 1999.

The Pushkin Medal is awarded to citizens for their merits in the fields of culture and art, enlightenment, humanities and literature, for their great contribution to the study and preservation of cultural heritage, to the rapprochement and mutual enrichment of cultures of nations and nationalities.

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