April 5 a postage stamp dedicated to Senior Lieutenant Dmitry Gorshkov is to be put into circulation as part of the “Heroes of the Russian Federation” series

Dmitry Evgenyevich Gorshkov (1971–1999) was a police senior lieutenant, Hero of the Russian Federation.

By the RF Presidential Decree of 30 December 1999 for “his courage and heroism shown in the abolition of illegal armed groups in the North Caucasus Region”, Police Senior Lieutenant Dmitry Gorshkov was awarded the high title of the Hero of the Russian Federation.

The postage stamp depicts Dmitry Gorshkov’s portrait and the Gold Star medal.

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

Design: А. Drobyshev.
Face value: 27 RUB.
Size of stamp: 42×30 mm; size of sheet: 104×110 mm.
Form of issue: sheet of illustrated margins of 5 (2×3) stamps and a coupon.
Circulation: 115 thousand stamps (23 thousand sheets).

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