Presented to Military and Civilian personnel for heroic acts in service of the Soviet Union, the Gold Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union was one of the highest accolades of the USSR.
The Order of the Red Banner was the first Soviet Order ever introduced, with early versions appearing from 1918 and becoming officially established in 1924. The medal was awarded to members of the Soviet Union who had demonstrated exceptional military service.
The 1941-1945 Labourers Medal was awarded during the Great Patriotic War.
These medals are worn during Victory Day parades in Russia which commemorate the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in The Great Patriotic War of 1941 - 1945. The Order of Victory Medal was the highest Soviet military decoration awarded.
Commemorative medal depicting Truman, Stalin and Churchill after the surrender of Japan.
The Soviet Order of the October Revolution was introduced in 1967, just in time for the 50th Anniversary of the Revolution. It was awarded to individuals or groups for the promotion of communism or the state, or for the defense of the Soviet Union itself.