Fedor A. Vasilev

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fedor Aleksandrovich Vasilev was a Russian landscape painter who was born on February 22, 1850, in Gatchina, Russia. His dad was a low ranking government official. Having to work from …

Ivan Kramskoi

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoi was a Russian painter and art critic. He was born on the 27th of May in Ostrogozhsk in the Russian Empire to a petit bourgeois family. He …

Allied Nations Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Originally published December 29, 2015. On the 30th of May 1944, according to Scott, Russia issued a set of two stamps to commemorate the “Day of Nations United Against Germany” …

First Polar Flight

Reading Time: 3 minutes Originally published March 5, 2014. On April 10, 1938, the USSR issued a set of 4 stamps to commemorate the first transpolar flight that was completed between the 18th and …

The October Revolution

Reading Time: 2 minutes Originally published January 19, 2013. Here is a brief exhibit I put together for a competition at Stamp Bears, which is one of the best philatelic forums out there. ¬†You …

Russian Fishing Ships

Reading Time: 2 minutes Originally published March 16, 2012. Issued on February 28, 1967, was a set of 5 stamps depicting various ships from the Soviet fishing fleet along with various type of sea …