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Monday, June 5, 2017

Russia 2017 - Heroes of the Russian Federation




COUNTRY: RUSSIA
ISSUE DATE: 23 March 2017
CIRCULATION: 145 000
STAMP SIZE: 42 x 30 mm
STAMPS DESIGN: A. Drobyshev / P. Komca



Sergey Ashikhmin (1977–2012)
Maj. Sergey Anatolyevich Ashikhmin (1977–2012) was a serviceman of the FSB Special Purpose Center. A title of the Hero of the Russian Federation was awarded (posthumously) for courage and heroism shown while fulfilling military duty.

Vadim Yermakov (1972–1996)
Pvt. Vadim Konstantinovich Yermakov (1972–1996) was a gunner of the military unit 3724 of the North-Caucasus District 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 special operation. 







Stamp images and description thanks to Russian Post


Russian Post