Jubilee Medal "50 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR"

commemorative medal of the Soviet Union

The Jubilee Medal "50 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR" (Russian: Юбилейная медаль «50 лет Вооружённых Сил СССР») was a state military commemorative medal of the Soviet Union established on December 26, 1967 by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR to denote the fiftieth anniversary of the creation of the Soviet Armed Forces. Its statute was amended on three separate occasions, by decrees of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of February 22, 1968., of December 19, 1969, and of July 18, 1980.
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award received: Jubilee Medal "50 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR"

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Alexander Zinoviev cover

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Alexander Zinoviev

Russian writer

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Oles Honchar cover

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Oles Honchar

Ukrainian Soviet writer

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Yuri Bondarev

Soviet and Russian writer, screenwriter

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Viktor Kurochkin

Soviet writer

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Viktor Astafyev

Russian-Soviet writer

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