President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to prepare and submit a draft decree on the establishment of the honorary title “Mother Heroine” by July 1, 2022.
“To the Government of the Russian Federation < ;…> submit a draft decree of the President of the Russian Federation on the establishment of the honorary title “Mother Heroine”. Term — until July 1, 2022», — stated in the list of instructions approved following the meeting of the Presidium of the State Council of the Russian Federation on May 25.
Earlier, Putin proposed to return the honorary title “Mother Heroine”; and pay the awarded women 1 million rubles each.
Recall that the title was established in the USSR in 1944. Mothers of many children who gave birth to ten children received the order until 1991. In total, about 431 thousand women were awarded. Those who gave birth and raised five or six children were awarded the medal of Motherhood.
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