Medal "75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945"
On June 13, 2019, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed a decree creating a commemorative medal in honor of the "75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945".
"By commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, by paying tribute to the great feat, the heroism and the dedication of the veterans, I decide to create the medal" 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great War patriotic from 1941-1945 ", indicates the document.
According to the description, the front of the coin contains an image of the figure of a victorious warrior standing in a half-turn, dressed in a combat trellis from the time of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, holding a Shpagin submachine gun in his left hand, writing with his right hand on the wall of the Reichstag building the word "Victory!". Under the word "Victory!" - the figures "1945" and "2020" one below the other. There is an inscription on the back of the coin:
"75 YEARS OF VICTORY IN THE GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR 1941 - 1945."
Medals are awarded to veterans of war, rear workers during the war, former minor prisoners of the concentration camps, as well as citizens of foreign states who are not members of the Community of States independents, who fought in the framework of national military formations in the armed forces of the USSR, in the framework of partisan detachments, clandestine groups and other anti-fascist formations.
On March 12, 2020, during the annual ceremony of the signing of cooperation protocol with associations of Russian nationals living in Belgium, the Russian Ambassador in Belgium Alexander Tokovinin decorated the World War II veteran Ivan Bashkatov and resident of besieged Leningrad Viktor Nikolayev with the medals "75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945" .
World War II veteran Ivan Bashkatov
Besieged Leningrad resident Viktor Nikolayev