Russia Post released a stamp on 22nd March 2018 on Alexey Borisovich Bukhanov (1965–2003) was a major of the RF Ministry of Internal Affairs, participant in the Second Chechen War, posthumous Hero of the Russian Federation (2004).
A set of 4 stamps were releesed on 21st March 2018 by Russia Post on the Lilacs of Russia featuring Hortensia, Nadezhda (Hope), Krasavitsa Moskvy (Moscow Beauty) and Dzhambul.
Leonid Alexeyevich Kolesnikov (1893-1968) was an outstanding Soviet self-educated breeder; he created hundreds of lilac cultivars which got popular in the USSR and other countries. Lilac cultivation became his lifework. It was Leonid Kolesnikov who introduced the world to the “Russian lilac”. His lilac can be found in botanical gardens of many countries around the globe.
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