Share the New Year cheer with the mascots of the major sporting events of the upcoming year — the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi XXII: the Leopard, Polar Bear and Hare, as well as the Ray of Light and Snowflake.
The postage stamps depict the mascots of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi against magical winter backgrounds.
There is an illustrated cover with a small sheet and FDCs with cancellation inside.
Design: M. Rastorgueva.
Face value: 20 rub.
Size of stamp: 42х30 mm, size of sheet: 99х152 mm.
Form of issue: a sheet of 8 (2х4) stamps with illustrated margins.
Circulation: 680 thousand copies of each stamp (85 thousand sheets of each stamp).