Order of the Red Banner of Labour

Soviet award

The Order of the Red Banner of Labour (Russian: Орден Трудового Красного Знамени, romanized: Orden Trudovogo Krasnogo Znameni) was an order of the Soviet Union established to honour great deeds and services to the Soviet state and society in the fields of production, science, culture, literature, the arts, education, health, social and other spheres of labour activities. It is the labour counterpart of the military Order of the Red Banner. A few institutions and factories, being the pride of Soviet Union, also received the order. The Order of the Red Banner of Labour began solely as an award of the Russian SFSR on December 28, 1920. The all-Union equivalent was established by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet on September 7, 1928 and approved by another decree on September 15, 1928. The Order's statute and regulations were modified by multiple successive decrees of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, on May 7, 1936, on June 19, 1943, on March 28, 1980, and on July 18, 1980.
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award received: Order of the Red Banner of Labour

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Vasil’ Bykaw cover

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Vasil’ Bykaw

Belarusian writer

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Ilya Ehrenburg

Russian-Soviet writer and poet

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Chinghiz Aitmatov

Soviet writer

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Vasily Grossman

Soviet writer and journalist who originally trained as an engineer

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Anatoly Rybakov

Russian writer

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