On 12th December 2011 Russia released a stamp on Omsk region of Russia under the series "Russian regions"
The stamp depicts the Dormition Cathedral in Omsk, the sculpture "Winged genius" on the front of the Omsk Drama Theater and the River Irtysh. In this region there are about 1,700 unique archaeological, historical, cultural and other attractions.
On 12th December 2011, Russia released a stamp on the series "Arts and Crafts - lace" devoted to the traditional form of folk art - lace fishery. The stamps are in triangular shape.
Basic lace crafts were found in Vologda, Elets, Ryazan, Novgorod, Tula, Vyatka and other cities. Each region has its own style and method determining the place of manufacture of lace.Depicted on stamps Belevsky lace, cape Eletskaya tablecloth, napkin Vologda and Vyatka tablecloth.
On19th December 2011, India Post released a stamp to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Goa Liberation. In the background is the Fort Aguada Lighthouse which is a 16th century Portuguese built Lighthouse, about 10 km West of Panaji, the capital of Goa.
An Exhibition on stamps of Birds was held by Daniel Monterio in a bid to enter the Guinness World Records at S.M.S Community Hall on 7th and 8th December 2011. Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate, Udupi was the inaugrator of the function. Dr.Ravi Kumar, Suptd. of Police, Udupi and Mr.Ajith Kumar Hegde, Commissioner, MUDA, were the Chief Guests, Prof. Mathew C. Ninan, Dr. N.A Madhyastha, Mr.S.Gopal and Mr.M.K.Krishnayya were the Guests of Honor.
Russia released a joint stamp with Italy on 10th December 2011 to mark the year of Culture of Russia. This stamp is dedicated to the Year of Russian culture and Russian language in Italy and the Italian culture and Italian language in Russia.
Rtn Kevin Colaco has the above covers and many more on the same theme. He is a member of Rotary on Stamps International Fellowship.If any, interested in these cover you can contact him at the below address
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The Smile train is a global charity organsiation reaching out to the millions of children suffering from cleft defects and deformities.
The Smile Train has already trained more than 1100 doctors and sponsored more than 1,60,000 surgeries in India. The aim of the Smile Train is not just to put smiles on the faces of kids that have never known one, but to give them a second chance in life.
India Post issued a stamp on 6th December 2011 on Smile Train - Cleft surgery.
Russia released a stamp on the Kaluga Region on 30th November 2011.Stamp depicts house-museum of astronaut KE Tsiolkovsky, a model of the rocket "Vostok" and Zhizdra river.
Kaluga Region, founded in 1944, is bordered by the Moscow, Tula, Bryansk, Smolensk, Orel regions. Administrative center - the city of Kaluga.The Kaluga Region is rich in unique natural (State nature reserve "Kaluga abatis," National Park "Ugra") and cultural (the oldest in Russia Drama Theatre) objects. Largest research center of the city of Obninsk, who grew up next to the open in 1954, the world's first nuclear power plant.
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I collect stamps, MS, covers etc. on SHIPS and BOATS. I am interested in exchange of covers/FDC connected to my subject ships, If you send me the same I will send you a cover from India in exchange of your subject or any recent covers.I collect stamps of RUSSIA too. I prefer that you contact me before you send me any items to make our exchange meaningful and avoid any misunderstandings.