November 10, a postage stamp dedicated to the 100th birth anniversary of Dzhemaldin Yandiyev, a poet, an Ingush literature classic, to be issued
Dzhemaldin Khamurzayevich Yandiyev was a People’s Poet of the Chechen-Ingush ASSR, a member of the Union of Writers of the USSR.
He was born in the village of Balta, Prigorodnoye District, the Chechen-Ingush ASSR. In 1929, he enrolled into a preparatory group of the Vladikavkaz Industrial Polytechnic School, and received a degree of a heating engineer in 1936. He started working for Leninskiy Put’ (“The Lenin’s Way”) newspaper the same year. He was the Chairman of the Union of the Soviet Writers of the Chechen-Ingush ASSR from 1938 till 1944. On 23 February 1944, he was deported to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan together with his fellow Ingush and Chechen.
He was the author of such collections of prose about modernity as The Mirror of Time (1941), My Home Mountains (1959), Thoughts (1966), Selection (1976), etc. He translated works of Alexander Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov and Alexander Blok into the Ingush language.
Nowadays, the poet’s works enjoy wide popularity in Russia and around the whole world. His verses are translated into Russian, Georgian, Polish, Kazakh and other languages. Dzhemaldin Yandiyev was awarded the Badge of Honor order for merits in developing Soviet literature.
The postage stamp bears a portrait of Dzhemaldin Yandiyev against the background of a landscape characteristic for his native land.
Additionally, FSUE PTC “Marka” will manufacture first day covers and special cancellation postmarks for Moscow and Magas.
Design: A. Moskovets.
Face value: 19 RUB.
Size of stamp: 32.5×32.5 mm, size of sheet: 130×130 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 9 (3×3) stamps.
Circulation: 252,000 stamps (28,000 sheets).
November 14, two postage stamps called “Sharing Our Traditions” to be issued as part of the joint issue of Argentina and Russia
The peoples of Argentina and Russia their traditions and customs with care passing them down from generation to generation. The joint issue is dedicated to tea ceremonies of the two countries that have their own specific traits.
In Russia, porcelain or faience single tea sets consisting of small cups and saucers are used for ceremonial and formal tea-parties. The people of Argentina mainly drink mate tea; its preparation process is a sacred ritual.
The postage stamps feature a single tea set and mate.
Additionally, FSUE PTC “Marka” will manufacture an illustrated cover with the stamps and a first day cover with cancellation (Moscow) inside.
Design: A. Moskovets.
Номинал: 9 р. каждая марка
Face value: 29 RUB each stamp.
Size of stamps: 30×42 mm, size of sheet: 140×146 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 12 (2×6) stamps (6 sets).
Circulation: 180,000 stamps (30,000 sheets).
November 16, a postage stamp dedicated to the Battle of Moscow and the 75th anniversary of the heroic deed of the Panfilov Division's Twenty-Eight Guardsmen to be issued as part of the joint issue of Kazakhstan and Russia
The Battle of Moscow was the first strategic operation in World War II, which debunked the myth the Wehrmacht forces were invincible. The operation resulted in repelling and flinging back the enemy, and protecting the Soviet Union capital.
The victory was achieved thanks to superiority of Soviet art of war, mass heroism and war effort of the people. The heroic deed of the Panfilov Division's Twenty-Eight Guardsmen, some of whom were Kazakh, became a symbol of tenacious courage.
Moscow was awarded an honorary title of a Hero City together with the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star Medal in 1965.
The postage stamp features a bas-relief depicting a group of Soviet soldiers during the Battle of Moscow.
Additionally, FSUE PTC “Marka” will manufacture an illustrated cover with the stamps and a first day cover with cancellation (Moscow) inside
Design: S. Ulyanovskiy.
Face value: 35 RUB.
Size of stamp: 65×32.5 mm, size of sheet: 180×180 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 7 (2×4) stamps and a coupon.
Circulation: 259,000 stamps (37,000 sheets).
November 22, a postcard with an original stamp dedicated to Moscow, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Host City, to be issued
Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation, the largest European city. It is one of the world's most important economic, religious, educational, scientific, cultural and sports center; it is a city of the most valuable monuments of architecture and history.
In 1965, Moscow was awarded an honorary title of a Hero City for outstanding merits to the country, mass heroism, bravery and perseverance shown by the workers of the capital in fighting against the Nazi invaders. The city will celebrate its 870th anniversary in 2017.
The postcard with an original stamp bears several images. The original stamp depicts the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Emblem and a scene from a game. The main image features such architectural landmarks as the Friendship of Peoples fountain at ENEA (Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) and the city panorama with the view on the Moscow Kremlin
Additionally, FSUE PTC “Marka” will manufacture a special cancellation postmark for Moscow.
Design: O. Pryadkina.
Circulation: 45,000 copies.
November 24, en envelope with an original stamp dedicated to Army General Yakov Kreizer to be issued as part of the To the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945 series
Army General Yakov Grigorevich Kreizer was a Soviet field commander and a Hero of the Soviet Union.
Yakov Kreizer served in the Red Army from February 1921. During the Great Patriotic War, he participated in battles on various fronts and in different positions. At the beginning of July 1941, Colonel Kreizer organized the battle action of a division, which delayed the enemy attack for two days by a counterattack in the area of Borisov, Minsk Oblast (Belarus). While fighting near Orsha, Yakov Kreizer ensured the success of battle actions on the main front line. He inspired soldiers by his own example and bravery. Yakov Kreiser was awarded the title of a Hero of the Soviet Union together with the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star Medal for the successful military leadership and for courage and heroism.
He continued serving in the Soviet Army after the war. From 1945 till 1963, he commanded various armies and troops of military districts, and later became a chief of the Vityaz Central Officer Courses and a military inspector-adviser of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR.
He was awarded with five Orders of Lenin, four Orders of the Red Banner, an Order of Suvorov 1st and 2nd class, an Order of Kutuzov 1st class, an Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 1st class, and foreign awards.
The envelope with an original stamp depicts an emblem of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945. The main image features a portrait of Yakov Kreizer against the background of a tank battle and the Gold Star Medal.
Additionally, FSUE PTC “Marka” will manufacture a special cancellation postmark for Moscow and Voronezh.
Design: R. Komsa
Emblem: A. Moskovets
Circulation: 1,000,000 copies
November 29, four postage stamps to be issued as part of the Contemporary Art of Russia series
Contemporary Art of Russia stamp series reflects the works of contemporary artists, who reproduce the atmosphere of Russia, its unique natural riches, as well as historical and cultural legacy.
The postage stamps feature works of such modern artists as Yuri Orlov, Valery Arzumanov and Nikolai Morgun, as well as a sculpture by Dmitry Tugarinov.
Additionally, FSUE PTC “Marka” will manufacture an illustrated cover with the four stamps and first day covers with cancellation (Moscow) inside.
Design: O. Savina.
Face value: 31 RUB.
Size of stamp: 50×50 mm, 50×37 mm.
Form of issue: sheets with illustrated margins (170×120, 120×130).
Circulation: 228,000 stamps on each subject (38,000 sheets each).
Form of issue: sheets of 9 (3×3) stamps.
Circulation: 225,000 copies (25,000 sheets).