Soviet Russia K.G.B. Distinguished Conduct lapel badge and an assortment of Medals & badges. Unnamed EF


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8 lapel badges including Distinguished Conduct badge, Security services undercover operations medal, Omon lapel badge, 1st & 2nd Class Soviet border guards medals a Blockade Medal a LenSoviet lapel badge and one other Soviet lapel badge. Provenance: Property of an Anglo-Irish reporter who worked extensively in the U.S.S.R. and associated regions from 1985-1996, and to whom these items were gifted by General Yevgeni Petrovich Ratkovski. General Ratkovski is famous for having led the Special Forces team that assaulted the aircraft used in the Ovetchkin hijack of 1986, for which episode he was decorated with the Distinguished Conduct badge.