Russian Heraldry as It is
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This site's aim is to present a vivid image of Russian heraldry, and to provide the English-reading audience with reliable basic information on the armorial heritage and the current heraldic practice in Russia. So far a number of our sections is under construction, but we hope that the site may be already interesting and informative. Welcome to the Heraldic Russia!
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ARMORIAL and GALLERIES:

» Old Russian Heraldic Art

» Modern Russian Heraldic Art
»» The Guild of Heraldic Artists

THE OPEN ARMORIAL:
» Vol.I: the Commoners
» Vol.II: the Noble Families
» Vol.III: the Corporations
» Vol.IV: the Ecclesiastical Heraldry
» Supplement

ALMOST HERALDRY:

» Nobility

ORDERS, AWARDS, INSIGNIA:
» Imperial Orders of Chivalry
» Modern Orders and Awards
» Insignia of Rank and Office
» Fontes Honorum
» Russia and the S.M.O.M.

» Russian Heraldry That Is Not

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Modern Orders and Awards

The section is under construction. So far we recommend everybody to wait for the "BURKE’S ORDERS OF CHIVALRY AND OF MERIT" which is just published (the project’s General Editor is Guy Stair Sainty).
 
ECCLESIASTICAL ORDERS
The Orders Of Merit of the Russian Orthodox ChurchThe Orders Of Merit of the Russian Orthodox Church
Today the system of the Orders of the Russian Orthodox Church is divided into three main categories: the “all-Church” Orders, the “ecclesiastical/public” Orders (i.e. demi-private Orders under the rule and patronage of the Church) and the local ecclesiastical Orders established for certain territorial branches of the Church. All these Orders are mere awards, not honourable corporations. Normally they have three classes. The institution of the Orders falls within the prerogative of the Sacred Synod... more »
 

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