Stamps of Russia on 2008 Beijing Olympics –Russia 2008
The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Russia issued a Se-tenant strip of three stamps on 15 Apr 2008 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 41 Disciplines and 302 events. President Hu Jintao of China inaugurated the Games. China topped the medals tally with 48 Gold Medals.
The FDC with three Se-tenant stamp strip is listed. The stamps and Cancellation feature Olympic Flame and various sports.
Russia issued a set of five stamps on Fruits on 27 Aug 2003. It was issued under the theme Gifts of nature. The stamps featured Wild strawberry, Apple, Melon, Pear and Pineapple. All are Five rouble stamps and round shaped stamps.
Russia issued a miniature sheet to commemorate 1150th Anniversary of City of Izborsk on 04 Jul 2012. It is a rural town located in Pichorsky District of Pskov oblast. It has one of the ancient and impressive fortress of Western Russia.