The event was attended by Deputy Defense Minister of the Russian Federation - Head of the Main Military-Political Directorate of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Colonel-General Andrei Kartapolov and Head of the Federal Communications Agency Acting State Adviser of the Russian Federation I Class Oleg Dukhovnitsky.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation is a federal executive body that pursues military policy and exercises state administration in the field of defense of the Russian Federation - Russia. It was established by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation on March 16, 1992 on the basis of the former structures of the Armed Forces of the USSR located in the territory of the Russian Federation. Military-patriotic issues make up a significant part of the labeled products published by the Federal Communications Agency and Marka JSC. The heroic pages of history and modern achievements are reflected in the issues of postage stamps, envelopes and cards. In 2018, many units of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the subordinate higher educational institutions celebrated anniversary dates.
“The Federal Communications Agency and Marka Joint Stock Company implemented an unprecedented philatelic program dedicated to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation: postage stamps and eleven cards with the original stamp of the History of Russia Armed Forces series were issued. All military personnel of the Ministry of Defense are united by great courage, honor, endless courage, a sense of duty and service in the name of their people and homeland. All military structures of the Ministry of Defense perform strategic military tasks to ensure security and peace in our country. I am sure that the implementation of the philatelic program will serve to strengthen the image of Russia and the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation all over the world", the head of Rossvyaz said.