The Russian Federation: Order of Merit for the Fatherland
Орден "За заслуги перед Отечеством"
Ribbon: Dark red.
Instituted: 2 March 1994.
Awarded: For contributions to the development of the State and its economy, or to the development of good relations between nations.
Grades: 4 (1st to 4th Grade) plus a Medal in 2 Divisions (Civil and Military). There is also a Collar, worn only by the President of the Russian Federation.
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