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Hero of the Russian Federation

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Hero of the Russian Federation (Template:Lang-ru) is the highest title that can be bestowed by the Russian Federation on a citizen of Russia. The President of the Russian Federation is the main authority in conferring the title. The criteria for the title is committing actions or deeds that involve conspicuous bravery while in the service of the state. The title was created in 1992, replacing the Hero of the Soviet Union as the highest title.

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Design

The design of the medal is similiar to that of the Hero of the Soviet Union. The ribbon, sized 19.5 x 15 mm, is white, blue, and red. These same colors appear on the flag of Russia. On the reverse, the words "Hero of Russia" (Герой России) appear, along with a serial number. The serial number shows the number of times the award is presented (eg. SN 1064 shows that this award (at that time) was bestowed 1064 times). A ribbon is not issued with the medal, since the medal is always worn in full.

Notes

The title can also be presented posthumously.

Recipients (Example List)

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