The bilateral diplomatic relations between Russia and Mongolia were officially established on November 5, 1921, after the victory of the People's Revolution in Mongolia. Starting from the Soviet period, relations between the two countries have remained traditionally friendly.
The subject of the joint issue is national musical instruments: balalaika and morin khuur.
The balalaika is a Russian folk trichord pizzicato musical instrument with a triangular wooden sound box.
The morin khuur is a Mongolian national bowed instrument widespread in Mongolia, China, and Russia (Buryatia, Kalmykia, Irkutsk Region, and Trans Baikal Territory
The postage stamp features national musical instruments of Russia and Mongolia: balalaika and morin khuur.
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