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Hundreds of Arctic Convoy veterans are to receive a Russian bravery medal

Article about: The government has decided to let the veterans wear the Ushakov Medal after previously saying it broke rules in foreign decorations, because veterans had already received a UK medal for thei

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    Default Hundreds of Arctic Convoy veterans are to receive a Russian bravery medal

    The government has decided to let the veterans wear the Ushakov Medal after previously saying it broke rules in foreign decorations, because veterans had already received a UK medal for their service.

    But an exception has been made and President Putin awarded the first of those medals earlier this week

    BBC News - Veteran: Russian Arctic Convoy medals mean a lot

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    Decent, but oh so late.

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    As mentioned, very late but finally good to see recognition for these brave souls who endured things many of us prefer not to think about.

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    Good news finally!

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Better late than never
    Πόλεμος πάντων μεν πατήρ εστί, πάντων δε βασιλεύς.

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