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'Mother heroine': Putin restores award to women with 10 or more children

The award was established by Stalin in 1944. This is to encourage Soviet women to have more children to reverse the demographic crisis after millions died

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has reintroduced an award for women with 10 or more children.

The title "Mother Heroine" was given to women to help reverse the demographic crisis after the death of millions of Soviet citizens during World War II. It was first established by Joseph Stalin in 1944 to encourage having more children. war.

More than 400,000 women received the award until the award was abolished after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

And now, Putin has previously said he is "bothered" by a declining population. Russia is once again facing a demographic crisis, fueled by a plummeting birth rate and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and war in Ukraine, thus reviving the award.

According to The Moscow Times, Putin said on Monday that he will be released after his 10th child turns one, provided his nine remaining children are still alive. Signed a decree to receive one million rubles.

However, if a child dies as a result of combat, acts of terrorism, or emergencies, the child will still receive the award.

They also receive special gold medals adorned with the Russian flag and coat of arms.

The title will be included in the list of Russia's highest state orders, such as "Hero of Russia" and "Hero of Labor."

This follows on from her 2008 Parental Glory Award for families with seven or more children.

Parental Glory payout will be increased to 700,000 rubles.

Putin said: They will not let their friends, colleagues or homeland down. "

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