The USSR: Links and Other References
Dave Devine (Rusty Knight) for his kind permission to use any of his images; and Alexander Morozov for information, corrections and pictures.
Arthur G. Bates Soviet Military Awards - an awesome and authoritative collection of information.
Andrew J. DiMaggio Orders and Medals of the USSR - another comprehensive site, with nice descriptions as well as illustrations and ribbon samples.
Ed Maier - Red Army Militaria - dealer specialising in the orders and medals of the Soviet Union. He also supplies Soviet badges and propaganda posters and Imperial Russian items. Most items are illustrated.
Shawn M. Caza - The NKVD and KGB Web Page - as much as you might want to know about the history, dress and awards of the state security organs of the USSR. Well-illustrated and fascinating - for example, the specific award criteria for various medals as applied to members of the security services.
Lee Richards - Soviet Orders and Medals Database - this site is particularly useful for the English translations of the statutes and regulations of many of the Soviet awards; and for the well-researched list of recipients of the Order of Victory.
Andrew Kuznetsov USSR Orders and Medals - this site is in Russian, but even if you cannot read it, the illustrations are beautiful.
CollectRussia - a dealer specialising in the 'Communist bloc', well-illustrated and comprehensive sales lists.
Dave Devine (Rusty Knight) - Soviet Medals - his personal collection.
M. Andersson - Medals and Orders of the USSR.
A.H. Georgiades - Russian Medals
Jeremy Newman - Jeremy's Medals: USSR
Eric Bush - Ribbons of the Soviet Union
Dimitri Markov (Medal Dealer) - Coins and Medals - items for sale
Roy Woolley (Medal Dealer) - Russia - items for sale
Russianmilitaria.com - a fine dealer site with an excellent range of Russian material.
Page last updated: 28 July 2002