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Badges and decorations of the Soviet Union

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This article is a list of Badges and decorations of the Soviet Union. They were awarded primarily for military service, but also for sports, graduation and community participation. The badges were not only given to award service or achievement, but to inspire loyalty and patriotism to the Soviet regime.

"Flag" badges

Badge And Ribbon Name (English/Russian/Translit) Creation Date Description
Delegate of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR
Awarded to Delegates of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

All-Union Civilian badges

Badge And Ribbon Name (English/Russian/Translit) Creation Date Description
Winner of the Socialist Competition
Awarded for winning the Socialist competition.
Blood Donor (1st Class)
Донор СССР (первой степени)
For donating blood.
Blood Donor (2nd Class)
Донор СССР (второй степени)
For donating blood.
Blood Donor (3rd Class)
Донор СССР (третьей степени)
For donating blood.

All-Union sport decorations

Badge And Ribbon Name (English/Russian/Translit) Creation Date Description
Champion of the USSR (1st class)
Чемпион СССР (первой степени)
Awarded to champions of the Soviet Union
Champion of the USSR (2nd class)
Чемпион СССР (второй степени)
Awarded to champions of the Soviet Union
Champion of the USSR (3rd class)
Чемпион СССР (третьей степени)
Awarded to champions of the Soviet Union
Record-breaker of the USSR
Рекордсмен СССР
Awarded to record-breakers of the Soviet Union
For the best acsension
За лучшее восхождение
Awarded for the best ascension

Military badges

Badge And Ribbon Name (English/Russian/Translit) Creation Date Description
Excellence in the Workers' and Peasants' Red Army
Issued to Red Army personnel for excellence before the force was renamed after the Second World War.
10th Anniversary Of The O.G.P.U.
1927
Issued to members of the Soviet Political Police.
Participant Of The Khasan Battle 1938
5 June 1939
Issued to service personnel who took part in the Battle of Lake Khasan against Japanese forces.
Badge For Bravery And Determination In The Great Patriotic War
1970
Awarded to Veterans of the Second World War on the event of the 25th Anniversary of Victory.
Excellent Propagandist Of The M.V.D.
Awarded to M.V.D. personnel for excellent work in propaganda promoting the works of the M.V.D. using various art forms and media.
Excellence In The D.O.S.A.A.F.
Issued to D.O.S.A.A.F. personnel for excellence in supporting the armed forces.
50th Anniversary Of The D.O.S.A.A.F.
Badge for "Long Cruise"
(surface ships)

Знак "за дальний поход"
22 May 1961
original variant
(1961–1976)
Awarded to the most distinguished, highly disciplined military and civilian personnel of the Soviet Navy who participated in successful long-range cruises on vessels of the Navy.
Badge for "Long Cruise"
(surface ships)

Знак "за дальний поход"
22 May 1961
2nd variant
(1976–1987)
Awarded to the most distinguished, highly disciplined military and civilian personnel of the Soviet Navy who participated in successful long-range cruises on vessels of the Navy.
Badge for "Long Cruise"
(submarines)

Знак "за дальний поход"
22 May 1961
original variant
(1961–1976)
Awarded to the most distinguished, highly disciplined military and civilian personnel of the Soviet Navy who participated in successful long-range cruises on vessels of the Navy.
Badge for "Long Cruise"
(submarines)
Знак "за дальний поход"
22 May 1961
2nd variant
(197–1987)
Awarded to the most distinguished, highly disciplined military and civilian personnel of the Soviet Navy who participated in successful long-range cruises on vessels of the Navy.
Badge "Army Air Defense Forces"
Знак "Войска ПВО страны"
31 March 1975
Awarded to members of the Soviet Army Air Defense Forces for exemplary performance in military duties on air defense alert crews over a period of 5 years. Commanders of air defense units that rated as "excellent" could also be awarded the badge.
Breast badge of Internal Troops
"For Distinction in Service" (1st class)

ВВМВД Нагрудный знак
"За отличие в службе" I степени
1971
Awarded to soldiers of the Interior Ministry (BBMVD) of the USSR for initiative, diligence and distinction displayed in the discharge of official duties.
Breast badge of Internal Troops
"For Distinction in Service" (2nd class)

ВВМВД Нагрудный знак

"За отличие в службе" II степени

1971
Awarded to soldiers of the Interior Ministry (BBMVD) of the USSR for initiative, diligence and distinction displayed in the discharge of official duties.
Breast badge for
"Excellent Border Troop" (1st class)

Нагрудный знак
"Отличник погранвойск" I степени
8 April 1969
Awarded to soldiers, sailors, sergeants and petty officers of KGB Border Troops, or to other soldiers urgently enlisted in assisting the Border Troops, for exemplary performance of duties in the protection of the state border of the USSR, skillful actions to apprehend violators of the border, for displaying courage, perseverance, endurance, excellent performance in combat and political training, and for military discipline.
Breast badge for
"Excellent Border Troop" (2nd class)

Нагрудный знак
"Отличник погранвойск" II степени
8 April 1969
Awarded to soldiers, sailors, sergeants and petty officers of KGB Border Troops, or to other soldiers urgently enlisted in assisting the Border Troops, for exemplary performance of duties in the protection of the state border of the USSR, skillful actions to apprehend violators of the border, for displaying courage, perseverance, endurance, excellent performance in combat and political training, and for military discipline.

Graduate badges

Badge And Ribbon Name (English/Russian/Translit) Creation Date Description
Issued to graduates of the Soviet Union’s General Staff College until 1992
Issued to graduates of one of the Soviet Union’s staff colleges until 1992
Issued to graduates of the Soviet Union’s Staff College of Armored and Motorized Troops
Issued to graduates of one of the Soviet Union’s military education facilities, officers high schools or military faculties of a civilian high school

Badges for Military Excellence

Badge And Ribbon Name (English/Russian/Translit) Creation Date Description
Excellent Artillery Personnel
21 May 1942
Excellent Shooter
21 May 1942
Excellent Sniper
21 May 1942
Excellent Tank Crew Personnel
21 May 1942
Excellent Machinegunner
21 May 1942
Excellent Mortar Specialist
21 May 1942
Excellent Submariner
21 May 1942
Excellent Torpedo Specialist
21 May 1942
Excellent Railway Troop
21 May 1942
Excellent Land Mine Specialist
19 August 1942
Excellent Combat Engineer
19 August 1942
Excellent Medic
4 October 1942
Excellent Reconnaissance Scout
10 March 1943
Excellent Signaler
3 April 1943
Excellent Pontoon Bridge Builder
5 April 1943
Excellent Antiaircraft Gunner
30 April 1943
Excellent Driver
8 July 1943
Excellent Cook
8 July 1943
Excellent Baker
8 July 1943
Excellent Road Builder
8 July 1943
Excellent Tractor Driver
10 September 1943
Excellent Fire Fighter
22 November 1944
Excellence In The Air Force
1950
Excellent in Military Construction
Отличник военного строительства
21 May 1954
Awarded to military and civilian personnel of military units and organizations of construction and quartering of troops of the Ministry of Defense of the Soviet Union, for distinction in the performance of official duties, for achieving high results in work, or for active participation in important construction during military operations.

Local badges

Badge And Ribbon Name (English/Russian/Translit) Creation Date Description
Excellence in socialist competition in gold and platinum mining
Awarded to workers in the gold and platinum mining industries for excellent labour.

Leninist Young Communist League Awards

Badge And Ribbon Name (English/Russian/Translit) Creation Date Description
For Environmental Protection
За защиту окружающей среды
Issued by the Leninist Young Communist League Of The Soviet Union.

See also

References

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