June 30, a postage stamp dedicated to the Military Cathedral of Resurrection of Christ in Omsk is issued

The Military Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ was built in 1769–1773 by brothers Kozma and Ivan Cherepanov. It emphasized the importance of the Omsk Fortress as a stronghold of the Orthodox culture in east Russia. It was designed by Lars Malm, an engineer of the Omsk Fortress.

The Cathedral of Resurrection of Christ was dismantled in 1958 but has been restored now as part of the preparation to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Omsk backed by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

The cathedral has been one of the major spiritual centers of Omsk for 150 years.

Additionally, JSC “Marka” will manufacture an illustrated cover with a block of four stamps and first day cover with cancellation (Omsk) inside.

Design: I. Ulyanovskiy.
Face value: 27 RUB.
Size of stamp: 30×42 mm, size of sheet: 170×146 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins of 15 (5×3) stamps.
Circulation: 300,000 stamps (20,000 sheets).

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