March 31, a postage stamp dedicated to the 100 th anniversary of the Krassin Icebreaker to be issued

Krassin is an Arctic vessel of Soviet and Russian fleets. She was called Svyatogor prior to 1927, after which she was renamed Krassin to honor a recently deceased Soviet political leader Leonid Krasin

The postage stamp depicts the Krassin Icebreaker against the background of an aurora borealis

Additionally, JSC “Marka” will manufacture an illustrated cover with the postage stamp and first day covers with cancellation (Moscow) inside, as well as a maximum card.

Design: V. Beltyukov.
Face value: 24 RUB.
Size of stamp: 24×30 mm, size of sheet: 140×175 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 14 (3×5) stamps and a coupon.
Circulation: 406,000 stamps each (29,000 sheets).

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