Russia Post released a stamp to celebrate the birth centenary of A.I.Pokryshkina (1913-1985) on 22nd February 2013.
He was a Soviet flying ace and Marshal of Aviation.He commanded the 16th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment and the 9th Guards Fighter Division during the World War II. The stamp features a portrait of Alexander Pokryshkina and aircraft "Cobra."
India Post released a stamp on Sahir Ludhianvi on 8th March 2013.He was a famous Urdu Poet and Lyricist. He had worked for many Hindi films. He won the Filmfare award twice and also the the Padma Shri award winner.
Russia Post released a set of 3 stamp decipting State awards of the Russian Federation on 18th February 2013.
Order of St. Catherine.
The Order of St. Catherine the Great established on 3 May 2012. It is awarded to renowned for their high moral and spiritual attitude and compassion citizens of the Russian Federation and foreign citizens for their outstanding contribution to peacekeeping, humanitarian and charitable activities, preservation of cultural heritage.The first stamp shows the star and badge of the Order of St. Catherine.
Order of Alexander Nevsky
Order of Alexander Nevsky established September 7, 2010. It is awarded to citizens of the Russian Federation for outstanding personal contribution to the Fatherland, faithful service, and high achievements in strengthening the country's defense, as well as citizens of the Russian Federation for outstanding individual achievement in various industries, research, social, cultural, educational and other socially useful activity. The second stamp depicts the Order of Alexander Nevsky.
Order of Suvorov
Order of Suvorov was established in September 7, 2010. It is awarded the chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation for the efficient organization and management of operations by groups of troops, and to ensure that no aggression against the Russian Federation and its allies.The third stamp depicts the Order of Suvorov.
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It has been exactly 5 years since my first post at this blog, though I had been using this blog as a part of my earlier website which I had to abandon with the end of Geocities.I continued with my blog as blog entry was easy to post and maintain than a website and preferred by readers.
I have been able to post in intervals about Indian and Russian stamps, Stamps on Ships which is my theme and interesting tidbits on Philately and in the course been able to make friends and contacts allover. I have enjoyed this journey and hope to continue the same.
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