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Putin Honors Russia's Heroes By Awarding Them Gold Star Medals

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Russian President Vladimir Putin - Sputnik International, 1920, 08.12.2023
More than 200 service members and civilians who have demonstrated outstanding courage and heroism have been invited to the ceremony.
Sputnik is providing live coverage as Russian President Vladimir Putin awards Gold Star medals to Russia's Heroes in the Kremlin.
The event is being held on the eve of Heroes of the Fatherland Day in the St. George Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace.
Among the event's participants will be Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of the Russian Federation, honorees of the Order of St. George, as well as recipients of three or more orders of valor. The tradition of honoring the Heroes of the Fatherland has been revived starting from 2013.
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