Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Russia 2017 - The 100th Anniversary of the Great Russian Revolution

ISSUE DATE: 2 March 2017
STAMP SIZE: 32.5 x 32.5 mm
STAMPS DESIGN: S. Ulyanovskiy

The Great Russian Revolution is a single revolutionary process in 1917, which includes several historical events, such as the February Revolution (which resulted in the overthrow of the monarchy), the establishment of the Russian Provisional Government, proclaiming Russia a republic, the October Revolution and the establishment of the Soviet regime, the convening of the All-Russian Constituent Assembly.

The Revolution was the most important event of the 20th century, the starting point in creating the world's first socialist state, an attempt to build a new and just society, which decisively determined the path of historical development of civilization and influenced the destiny of all mankind.

The postage stamps depict the main events of 1917, from the February Revolution and abdication of Emperor Nicholas II to the convening of the Constituent Assembly.

Stamp images and description thanks to Russian Post

Russian Post