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Vologda was awarded the honorary title “City of Labor Valor and Glory” for outstanding services to the Fatherland

On August 22, 2019 Vologda was awarded the honorary title "City of Labor Valor and Glory" for outstanding services to the Fatherland.

August 22nd is National Flag Day of the Russian Federation, established on the basis of the Russian Presidential Decree of August 20th, 1994 “On the National Flag Day of the Russian Federation”.

City of Labor Valor and Glory is an honorary title awarded in the Russian Federation. The title is awarded to Russian cities whose residents displayed courage, steadfastness and mass labour heroism during World War II.

The title City of Labor Valor and Glory has been awarded to 20 Russian cities.

Vologda Oblast official website