December 12, a postage stamp and an envelope with a commemorative stamp “Federation Council of the Russian Federation Federal Assembly” to be issued

The Federation Council of the Russian Federation Federal Assembly was formed in conformity with the Constitution of the Russian Federation adopted by national vote on December 12, 1993, as a Chamber of Parliament representing the region’s interests at the federal level and reflecting the federative nature of the Russian state.

The Federation Council is the upper chamber of Russia’s Federal Assembly which consists of 2 representatives of each Russian constituent territory: one of the representative body and one of the executive body. As an institution for regional integration and consolidation, the Federation Council ensures a balance between federal and regional interests in decision-making in the area of the country strategic development.

A FDC with cancellation is to be used as well.

Postage satmp:
The stamp depicts Russia’s coat of arms against the country map with the RF constituent territories’ borders in the background.

Design: А. Moskovets.
Face value: 20 rub.
Size of stamp: 37х37 mm, size of sheet: 131х131 mm.
Form of issue: a sheet of 9(3х3) stamps.
Circulation: 324 thousand stamps (36 thousand sheets).

Envelope with a commemorative stamp:
The envelope with a commemorative stamp depicts: the stamp has the Russian Federation map outlines in the national colours and the RF coat of arms; the main image is a picture of the building of the Federation Council of the RF Federal Assembly.

Design: А. Moskovets.
Face value: letter “А”.
Circulation: 1million.

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