State awards of the Russian Federation are the highest form of encouraging nationals for transcendental merits to the Homeland defense, nation-building, economy, science, culture, Arts, upbringing, education, protection of citizens’ health, life and rights, charity activities and other achievements for the state.
The state awards are instituted and granted by the President of the Russian Federation.
Medal For Works in Agriculture was instituted in 2004.
Medal For Works in Agriculture is granted to citizens of the Russian Federation and foreign nationals for their services in the field of agriculture and a major contribution to the development of the agro-industrial complex of Russia.
Medal For the Development of Railways was instituted in 2007.
Medal For the Development of Railways is granted to citizens of the Russian Federation and foreign nationals for their services in the development of railways in Russia.
The Luka Krymsky Medal was instituted in 2020.
The Luka Krymsky Medal is granted to physicians and other staff members of medical establishments of the Russian Federation and foreign nationals for their services in the field of public health protection and a significant contribution to the development of public health services in Russia.
Medal For Works in Culture and Arts was instituted in 2021.
Medal For Works in Culture and Arts is granted to people of culture and art of the Russian Federation and foreign nationals for personal services in the maintenance of traditional spiritual and moral values of the peoples of Russia and promotion of the cultural potential of the country.
The postage stamps feature medals For Works in Agriculture, For the Development of Railways, For Works in Culture and Arts and the Luka Krymsky Medal.
In addition to the issue of the postage stamps, JSC Marka produced First Day Covers and special cancels for Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Design: I. Ulyanovsky.
Face value: 60 rubles.
Stamp size: 37×50 mm, sheet size: 140×178 mm.
Emission form: sheets with formatted margins with (3×3) 8 stamps and a coupon.
Quantity: 88 thousand each stamp (11 thousand each sheet).