A set of 6 stamps was issued by Russia as part of the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students on 3rd August 2017 in Moscow and Sochi, Russia, from October 14 to 22, 2017. Its motto is For Peace, Solidarity and Social Justice, We Struggle Against Imperialism — Honoring our Past, We Build the Future!
The stamp design features postal miniatures issued in the Soviet Union for the World Festivals of Youth and Students in 1957 (Moscow), 1973 (Berlin), 1978 (Havana), 1985 (Moscow), and 1989 (Pyongyang).
A special cover was released on 26th December 2017 to commemorate the birth centenary if Shri Shivalinga Mahashivayogi and in remembrance of Shri Shivabasava Mahashivayogi of Shri Kukkeri Math, Haveri the gateway of North Karnataka, which is well known as "Mari Kalyam" and also known for its Cardamom fragrance.
Russia Post released a souvenir sheet to celebrate 525th anniversary of Ivangorod Fortress on 28th July 2017.
Ivangorod Fortress was erected on the right bank of the Narva River in summer 1492 to protect Novgorod lands from the western neighbors, named in honor of Ivan III. The fortress is now a museum and cultural center of Ivangorod, where excursions are arranged, and regional and local events take place. Thanks to restoration works, one can again feast their eyes on the fortress’s awe-inspiring beauty, just like several centuries ago.
Russia Post issued as souvenir sheet to celebrate the 200th Birth Anniversary of Ivan Aivazovsky (1817‒1900), a Painter featuring "the Entrance to Sevastopol Bay" (1852) painting by himself, and with his portrait.
On 8th January 2018 West Bengal Circle of India Post released a cover to commemorate 85th year of the Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Limited, Kolkata.
Shri Radhashyam Roy, a primary school teacher in Narayanganj, now in Bangladesh, inspired by the spirit of the Swadeshi Movement, laid the foundation of what we know today as the multi-faceted conglomerate The Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Limited, with an initial subscribed capital of Rs. 300.00 only. From the beginning till today, the journey of the Peerless has been strength by the two pillars of Trust and Integrity. Today, the Peerless has successfully established its presence in the sectors of Financial Products & Services,Healthcare, Hospitality and Housing.
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