Dear customers, please note an addition to the stamp issue schedule for November 2017

November 30, a postcard with a commemorative stamp dedicated to Saint Petersburg to be put into circulation in the "2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia™ Host Cities" series.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia™ is the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018. This will be the first World Cup held in Russia and Eastern Europe.

11 Russian cities will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod and Yekaterinburg.

The postcard depicts the tournament official emblem and footballers at play in the stamp, and St Isaac's Cathedral, the Palace Bridge and Saint Petersburg Stadium.

In addition to the postcard, JSC Marka is to produce a special cancellation postmark for Saint Petersburg.

Design: О. Savina.
Circulation: 40 thousand.

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