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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Russia 2016
Heroes of the Russian Federation. Continuation.





COUNTRY: RUSSIA
ISSUE DATE: 24 March 2016
CIRCULATION: 165 000
STAMP SIZE: 42 x 30 mm
STAMPS DESIGN: A. Drobyshev








Captain Viktor Mikhailovich Adamishin (1962–1995) was the Deputy Commander of the OMON 1st squadron of the 2nd operative battalion at Moscow Chief Internal Affairs Directorate. A title of the Hero of the Russian Federation was awarded (posthumously) for courage and heroism shown during a counter-terrorism operation in the North Caucasus region.


Colonel Alexey Vasilyevich Balandin (1961–2009) was the Head of the Operations and Combat Department of the FSB Special Purpose Center V Division. A title of the Hero of the Russian Federation was awarded (posthumously) for courage and heroism shown while fulfilling military duty. 

Captain Dmitry Alexandrovich Serkov (1981–2007) was the commander of a Vityaz special purpose unit assault team of Dzerzhinsky Independent Operational Purpose Division of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. A title of the Hero of the Russian Federation was awarded (posthumously) for courage and heroism shown during a counter-terrorism operation in the North Caucasus region. 




Stamp images and description thanks to Russian Post


Russian Post