The Russian Federation: Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland
Медаль ордена "За заслуги перед Отечеством"
Ribbon: Dark red.
Instituted: 2 March 1994.
Awarded: For achievements in the field of industry and agriculture, construction and transport, science and education, health and culture, as well as in other fields of work, for a great contribution to the protection of Fatherland, and other Merit during military service, the strengthening of law and order, or public security.
Grades: 2 (Gold and Silver), in Civil and Military Divisions.
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