June 25, one postage stamps dedicated to the Vologda Kremlin are issued as part the Russian City Fortresses series

The Vologodsky Kremlin is a historical and architectural ensemble in Vologda founded as a fortress in 1567 by the order of Ivan the Terrible. It was used as a fortification in the 16th and 17th centuries. By 1820-es the Kremlin walls and towers were dismantled. The following historical monuments are still available on the territory of the Kremlin: St. Sophia Cathedral, Bishop’s Court complex, the 18th century Pokrov Church, which was built to replace the namesake church with St. Joachim and St. Anna side altar used as a separate palace church in the 16th century.

Additionally, JSC “Marka” will manufacture first day covers and special cancellation postmarks for Moscow and Vologda.

Designer: K. Beterdinova.
Face values: 46 RUB.
Size of stamp: 38×23 mm, size of sheet: 100×152.4 mm.
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated 2x5 margins of 10 stamps.
Circulation: 40,070,000 stamps each (Vologodsky Kremlin).

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