ENEA will present an exhibition about the history of the order of St. George on February 23

Photo: press service of the ENEA

the Multimedia exhibition “St. George the glory of Russia”, dedicated to the 250th anniversary of the order of St. George, will open at the Museum “Russia – My story” at ENEA on the eve of defender of the Fatherland Day – February 22.

As noted in the press service of the Museum, “in several exhibition halls of the first floor appear history of the order, glorious examples of honor wearing and merit, which was given this desired award, the history of the development of the system of military awards in Russia and significant events of military history”.

For over 30 multimedia products will present a selection of archival and Museum materials biographies of famous personalities – George media awards and the main cases of the awarding of the knights. The exhibition will be part of the exhibition “Russia – My story. XX century” and will work for free.

the Exhibition will run until March 1.

Military order of St. George was established by the decree of Empress Catherine II on November 26 (December 7) 1769. He became the first Russian award system, awarded not only to the upper class, but to all the military who have shown special courage in the service.