August 28, six stamps in the series “City of Military Glory” are to be released into circulation
Anapa is a town in Krasnodar Region, Russia, located on the northern coast of the Black Sea near the Sea of Azov.
A stamp depicts a cartouche dedicated to combat exploits of Soviet troops near the city of Anapa, with a seaplane Chye-2, 45-mm anti-aircraft gun (21-K), and chaser PC-125 (SKA-065).
Vladivostok is a city and the administrative center of Primorsky Krai, Russia, located at the head of the Golden Horn Bay, not far from Russia's borders with China and North Korea. The city is the home port of the Russian Pacific Fleet and the largest Russian port on the Pacific Ocean.
A stamp depicts a cartouche dedicated to combat exploits of Soviet troops in Vladivostok with training aircraft UT-2, BAI armored car, a patrol ship “Red pennant”.
Kovrov is a city in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Klyazma River. An important railway junction on the route Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod.
A stamp depicts a cartouche dedicated to combat exploits of Soviet troops near the city of Kovrov, with the machine gun Degtyarev, a 12.7 mm machine gun DShK, the self-propelled gun SU - 76 I.
Kolpino is a municipal city in Kolpinsky District of the federal city of St. Petersburg, Russia, located on the Izhora River, southeast of St. Petersburg proper. The main enterprise of the city is Izhora Factory, which produced tanks, armored vehicles, ammunition, armored covers, and etc during the World War II.
A stamp depicts a cartouche dedicated to combat exploits of Soviet troops in Kolpino, with a twin-engine dive bomber AP - 2, 76 mm regimental cannon 52-P-353 sample 1927, flame tank OT-34.
Stary Oskol is a city in Belgorod Oblast, Russia. Within the framework of administrative divisions, Stary Oskol serves as the administrative center of Starooskolsky District, even though it is not a part of it.
A stamp depicts a cartouche dedicated to combat exploits of Soviet troops near the city of Stary Oskol, with Bomber DB-3F, 50 mm mortar of the sample of 1940, light amphibious tank T-40.
Tikhvin is a town and the administrative center of Tikhvinsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, located on both banks of the Tikhvinka River in the east of the oblast, 200 kilometers east of St. Petersburg. Tikhvin is also an industrial and cultural center of the district, as well as its transportation hub.
A stamp depicts a cartouche dedicated to combat exploits of Soviet troops near the city of Tikhvin, with the bomber Pe-8 (TB-7), howitzer B-4 (caterpillar), motorized armed railcar BIE-2 model 1936.
An FDC with cancellation (Moscow; Anapa, Krasnodar Region; Vladivostok; Kovrov, Vladimir region; Kolpino, Leningrad Region; Stary Oskol, Belgorod Region; Tikhvin, Leningrad Region) has been prepared for the release.
Design: V. Beltiukov.
Face value: 20 RUB
Size of stamp: 37 × 37 mm, size of sheet: 125 × 88 mm.
Form of issue: stamp sheet of 6 (3 × 2) stamps.
Circulation: 75 thousand stamps of each scene (75 thousand sheets).
August 28 will issue a stamp in a joint release between Russia and Mongolia "75 Years of Victory of the Soviet-Mongolian troops over the Japanese aggressors on the Khalkhin Gol"
Battles of Khalkhin Gol - unannounced local armed conflict, which lasted from spring to autumn 1939 between the USSR and the Mongolian People's Republic on the one hand and the Empire of Japan and Manchukuo on the other hand. The beginning of the conflict was the Japan's demands for recognition of Khalkhin Gol river as a boundary between the puppet state of Manchukuo and Mongolia.
The final battle took place in late August 1939, and ended with a complete defeat of the 6th Separate Japanese Army. September 15, 1939 between the USSR and the Mongolian People's Republic on the one hand and Japan on the other hand, an agreement on cessation of hostilities was signed.
The defeat of the Japanese army had a serious impact on the country's foreign policy stance, becoming one of the factors to keep Japan from speaking out against the Soviet Union during the World War II.
The stamp depicts a medal “Khalkhin Gol”.
An illustrated cover has been prepared for the release with a stamp of the Russian Federation, a stamp of Mongolia and FDC with cancellation (Moscow) inside.
Design: R. Komsa.
Face value: 15 RUB
Size of stamp: 37 × 37 mm, size of sheet: 131 × 131 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 9 (3x3) stamps.
Circulation: 279 thousand stamps (31 thousand stamp sheets).