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Order on decorating foreign veterans of World War II with the Ushakov Medal

April 27, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev signed Executive Order On Awarding the Ushakov Medal to Citizens of Australia, New Zealand, and the United States of America.

The list of foreign veterans decorated for their personal valour and courage during World War II while taking part in the northern convoys includes 190 Australian, New Zealand, and US citizens.

The medal bears the name of outstanding Russian admiral Fyodor Ushakov (1745–1817).

April 27, 2012