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.
Miniature sheet on City of Belozersk – Russia 2012
Russia issued a miniature sheet to commemorate 1050th Anniversary of City of Belozersk on 04 Jul 2012. It is a town located on southern bank of Lake Beloye from which it takes its name. It is one of five original towns of Russia chronicled in 862 AD.
200th Anniversary of Russian Army marching over Alps – Field Marshal A Suvorov
Field Marshal Alexander V Suvorov (1730-1800) was the leader of Austro-Russian Army during the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802).During this war he was surrounded in the Alps but his superb tactical withdrawl in the face of French Forces four times his forces strength with minimum casualties earned him the title of Fourth Generalissimo of Russia.
A Joint Issue stamp with Switzerland issued by Russia on 24 Sep 1999 shows Suvorov with his officers and troops marching over Alps. The Stamp was issued to commemorate 200th Anniversary of Russian Army marching over Alps .