May 20, 2017

Uniform Jackets of Russian Diplomatic Service

Russia Post released a set of 4 stamp on Uniform Jackets of Russian Diplomatic Service on 20th December 2016.

The stamps depict Uniforms of the following:
A privy counselor and a chancellor. The MFA of the Russian Empire (1834)
A state counselor and a collegiate registrar. The MFA of the Russian Empire (1904)
An Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the USSR and an attaché of the People’s Commissariat of Foreign Affairs of the USSR (1945)
Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation (2001).

May 19, 2017

Champaran Satyagraha Centenary

A set of 3 stamp and a miniature sheet was released on 13th May 2017 on the centenary of Champaran Satyagraha.


May 18, 2017

Biddatanda Hockey Namme -2017

A special cover on Biddatanda Hockey Namme -2017 (21st Kodava Hockey Namme) was released on 12th May 2017 at Madikeri.


The Biddatanda Family, a pre-eminent clan of Kodavas is based at Napoklu (Nalnad) from time immemorial. It is said that the Biddatanda Chieftains ruled parts of Kodagu at a time now lost to recorded history. The Biddatanda clan now numbers just over 120 persons. Some of its members have held and several continue to hold prominent offices in various Government services and public fields. The family aspires to guide the 20 year old tradition of the Kodava Hockey Festival into its 21st year with dignity, pride and uniting all Kodava families in a single arena, playing and celebrating Hockey from 17th April 2017 to 14t h May 2017 at Napoklu. The special cover is released to commemorate the 21 st Hockey Namme( Festival) in Kodagu.

Cover Code: KTK/50/2017
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

May 17, 2017

Allahabad High Court

A special cover was released to celebrate the closing ceremony of the sesquicentennial celebrations of High Court, Allahabad on 2nd April 2017.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

May 16, 2017

International Nuremberg Military Tribunals

Russia Post issued a souvenir sheet on the 70th Anniversary of the International Nuremberg Military Tribunals on 14th December 2016.

The Soviet Union, the United States, the United Kingdom and France entered into an agreement on trying main war criminals at the London Conference on August 8, 1945.

The postage stamp depicts a judgment hall where the Nuremberg trials took place and in the margins  a portrait of Iona Nikitchenko, a USSR Member of the Tribunal, and Roman Rudenko, USSR Chief Prosecutor, as well as a court house and the document of the proceedings is seen.

May 15, 2017

Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College

A special cover was released on 4th March 2017 to comemmorate Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

May 14, 2017

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Football Legends (2)


Russia Post released a set of 7 stamps on 9th December 2016 featuring Football Legends of Russia like Anatoly Andreyevich Banishevsky, Valery Ivanovich Voronin, Anatoly Mikhailovich Ilyin, Evgeny Vasilyevich Rudakov, Pavel Fyodorovich Sadyrin, Igor Leonidovich Chislenko and Albert Alekseyevich Shesternev.

All India Postal Bandminton Tournament.

A special cover was released on 28th December 2016 on the ocassion of All India Postal Bandminton Tournament at Ranchi.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

May 13, 2017

The first Eurasian nuclear reactor F-1

Russia Post released a stamp on The first Eurasian nuclear reactor F-1 on 8th December 2017.

The construction of the F-1 reactor was one of the key achievements of the Soviet atomic project and laid foundation for national nuclear industry. Fundamental research in  fields such as nuclear physics, materials science, reactor engineering, radiation safety and neutron emission metrology were carried out at the F-1 reactor. The F-1 reactor is a monument of science and engineering.

Kalika Prasad Bhattacharjee

A special cover was released on Kalika Prasad Bhattacharjee at Silchar on 9th May 2017.


May 12, 2017

Outstanding Russian lawyers

Russia Post released a set of 3 stamps on 2nd December 2016 depicting outstanding Russian Lawyers like Gabriel Feliksovich Shershenevich, Konstantin Ivanovich Polenta and Vladimir Alexandrovich Tumanov.


Kanpur Holi: Ganga Mela

A special cover was released on Kanpur Holi: Ganga Mela on 17th March 2017 at Kanpur.

Cover Code: UP/07/2017
Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.

May 11, 2017

New Year Stamp

Russia Post released a stamp on 1st December 2016 to celebrate New year which  depicts a New Year circle dance in a skating rink.

Badri Tulsi

A special cover was released on 4th March 2017 at Dehradun on the Badri tulsi during the Spring Festival.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

May 10, 2017

Vikram University

A special cover was released on Vikram University, Ujjain on 7th February 2017.

Courtesy: Sreejesh Krishnan, Thiruvananthapuram.

Maxim cards - Nature and Headgears.

Set of Maxim cards on the stamps of Nature and Headgears were released by India Post recently.


Courtesy: Suresh Rao, Bengaluru.