March 22, a postage stamp dedicated to Major Alexey Bukhanov is to be put into circulation as part of the Heroes of the Russian Federation series

Alexey Borisovich Bukhanov (1965–2003) was a major of the RF Ministry of Internal Affairs, participant in the Second Chechen War, posthumous Hero of the Russian Federation (2004).

The postage stamp depicts Alexey Bukhanov’s portrait and the Gold Star medal.

In addition to the postage stamp, JSC Marka is to produce an FDC and special cancellation postmarks for Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

Design: А. Drobyshev.
Face value: 22 RUB.
Size of stamp: 42×30 mm; size of sheet: 104×110 mm.
Form of issue: sheets with illustrated margins of 5 (2×3) stamps and a coupon.
Circulation: 115 thousand stamps (23 thousand sheets).

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