№ 2696. 100th Anniversary of the Exodus of the Russian army and the end of the Civil War in the European part of Russia

Design artist – Povarihin A.
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№ 2696

The Evacuation of the Crimea (November 13-16, 1920) was an event of the Russian Civil War associated with the evacuation of the Russian army units and civilians from the Crimea over sea.

During the evacuation, 126 ships, small boats and tug-boats left the ports of the Crimean Peninsula (Sevastopol, Yevpatoriya, Kerch, Feodosia, Yalta) with up to 146.000 people, not including the crews, on board. Among the passengers there were elderly people, women and children. However, the majority were various military officers of the Russian army of General Baron Pyotr Wrangel.

The postal stamp features a fragment of painting by D. Belyukin White Russia. Exodus (1992–1994).

Paper Printing method Perforation Format of the Stamp Edition
Chalk surfaced Offset + security system Comb 12:12½ 58х26,5


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