Medal "For the Defense of Kiev" - a state award of the USSR. Established by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR dated June 21, 1961. The author of the project of the medal is the artist V. The medal "For the Defense of Kiev" was awarded to all participants in the defense of Kiev - servicemen of the Red Army and the troops of the former NKVD, as well as all workers who took part in the defense of Kiev in the ranks of the people's militia, at the construction of defensive fortifications, who worked in factories and plants serving the needs of the front, participants Kiev underground and partisans who fought with the enemy near Kiev.The period of defense of Kiev is considered July - September 1941. The medal "For the Defense of Kiev" is worn on the left side of the chest and, if there are other medals of the USSR, it is placed after the medal "For the Defense of Stalingrad". As of January 1, 1995, the medal "For the Defense of Kiev" was awarded to approximately 107,540 people. Please carefully review the attached photos, if you need any additional photos please contact me.
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