Russia Post released a stamp on 31st August 2012 to commemorate Summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. Vladivostok. The stamp depicts the official logo of the APEC summit, and the bridge on the Russian island.
India Post released a stamp of Motilal Nehru on 25th September 2012 to celebrate his 150th Birthday. Motilal Nehru was a lawyer, an activist of the Indian National Movement and an important leader of the Indian National Congress, who also served as the Congress President twice. He is the father of Jawaharlal Nehru who became the first Prime Minister of Independent India.
Russia Post released a Souvenir Sheet on 27th August 2012 to commemorate 200 years of Russia's victory in the War of 1812.
The stamp depicts the official emblem of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Russia's victory in the war of 1812, approved by the President of the Russian Federation. In the outer border the pictures of - artillery, infantry and cavalry can be seen.
Vasa which set sail on its maiden voyage from the capital city Stockholm in Sweden on 10th August 1628. After a few minutes, after sailing about 2 Kms, the Ship keeled over and sank. It was after 333 years in 1961, theVasa was salvaged. It has become a global attraction and it is the only preserved vessel from the 16th Century of its kind in the World. It is housed in its own Museum on Djurgarden in Stockholm
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