On August 29, an official ceremony took place of cancellation of a stamp dedicated to the 450th Anniversary of the Battle of Molodi

The event was attended by Igor Shchegolev, a Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Central Federal District, and Vladimir Medinsky, an Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation.

The battle of Molodi was a military battle that took place between July 29 and August 2, 1572, in the territory that currently is within the boundaries of the city of Chekhov of the Moscow Region. The victory in the battle allowed Russia to maintain its independence and became a turning point in the confrontation between the Moscow state and the Crimean Khanate, which henceforth gave up its claims to the Kazan and Astrakhan khanates and lost much of its power.

The postage stamp provides a portrait of Prince Mikhail Vorotynsky, Russian army, a siege vehicle mobile field fortification and a cartouche from military munition. The Print Run is 120 thousand stamps.

Today the postage stamp was put into postal circulation and went on sale in post offices throughout the country and the Collectioner show room chain.

Traditionally, issues of the state valuable postage matter are timed to landmark historical events, as well as are dedicated to outstanding personalities, nation-wide projects and major backbone enterprises of the economy.

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