Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the establishment of the jubilee medals timed to the 75th anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic war, reports “Interfax”.
Production of the medal, as noted in the document, is a tribute to the heroism, the heroism and sacrifice during combat operations. The award is put “to veterans and other persons in accordance with the regulations”.
The responsibility of the government is to secure financing for production of medals, cases, and also for forms of identity. The medal is made of silvery metal. Its diameter will be 32 mm. the Front side will feature the hero, dressed in military uniform, 1941-1945, and the word “Victory!”.
Earlier the President of Russia offered each year to provide veterans a one-time financial assistance, not just anniversaries. Putin also proposed to set up a special Commission to perpetuate the memory of those killed in the war.