Russia post released a stamp to celebrate 200th birth anniversary of .A. Milutin (1816-1912), Field Marshal on 28th June 2016. The stamp depicts a portrait of Dmitry Milyutin against the background of the General Staff Building in St Petersburg.
SIPA Diamond 2016 National Level Stamp Exhibition, organised by South India Philatelists Association, Chennai with the support of Department of Posts at St. Bede’s Centenary Auditorium, Santhome, Chennai, Tamilnadu from 25th to 27th November 2016. 3 special covers were released on 25th November 2016.
A stamp was released on "Russia Today" on 24th June 2016 depicting Yuri Levitan, the main speaker of the State Council of Ministers Committee for Television and Radio. "Russia Today" an International media group, whose mission is prompt, balanced and objective coverage of events in the world, informing the audience about the different views on the key events
On 25th November 2016 a set of 4 stamp was released by Kyrgyzstan Post to celebrate Navigation on Lake Issyk-Kul. 4 stamps were on the Three-masted schooner "Issyk-Kul", Motor ship "Progress of Kyrgyzstan", launched in 1926, Cruiser "Moscow" of the President of Kyrgyzstan and Torpedo boat.
The first large ships on Issyk-Kul were sailing longboats and schooners.
In the twentieth century the relay was accepted by more powerful and
efficient motor ships. In 1925 it was created the Issyk-Kul State
Shipping Company, which played a major role in the transport shipping in
the region. Cargo and passenger ships carried out transportation
between the cities of Rybachye (now Balykchy) and Przhevalsk (nowadays
Karakol), as well as other wharfs. It was the highest mountain fleet in
Issyk-Kul has played and continues to play a significant role in
military and naval matters. The testing facilities of the Russian Navy
are located on the Lake, where torpedo weapons are tested.
A special stamp was released by Russia Post to celebrate the 800th Foundation Anniversary of Rzhev City on 23rd June 2016.The stamp depicts Cathedral Rzhevsk or Okovetskoy Mother of God and the emblem of the city of Rzhev.
"Alva's Nudisiri" is a national level kannada literary meet, the great litterateurs and thinkers of kannada literature are invited to discuss on various issues related to Kannada literature, art, culture and education.
A special cover was released on 18th November 2016 on the occasion of Alva's Nudisiri - 2016 at Moodbidri.
Cover code: KTK/22/2016
Another special cover on World famous thousand pillar Jain Temple built in 1430 AD at Moodbidri.
Cover code: KTK/23/2016
A permanent Pictorial Cancellation of Venur depicting the Bahubali statue was also released on the occasion.
India Post released as stamp to commemorate 50th Anniversary of Haryana on 1st November 2016 at Gurgaon Haryana. The stamp was released by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi during the Haryana Swarna Jayanti Celebrations.
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