Redcar MP presses PM on Russian medal

Redcar MP Ian Swales is pressing the Prime Minister over the Ministry of Defence's decision not to allow Russia to award a prestigious medal to a group of World War Two veterans.

The Russian Government wants to award the Ushakov Medal to the so-called Arctic Convoy veterans, one of whom is John Ramsey from Teesside.

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Russian medal questions

Redcar MP Ian Swales will question the Prime Minister about the Ministry of Defence's decision not to allow the Russian Government to award the prestigious Ushakov Medal to Arctic Convoy veterans.