Post #700 — Russian Icebreaker “Lenin”

This is the 700th article I’ve posted to A Stamp A Day since started the blog back on July 1, 2016. I haven’t missed a single day although some of the earlier posts were quite brief and a few times I posted articles saying I was “too tired” or “too busy” to write much of anything and then I ended up writing much more than … Continue reading Post #700 — Russian Icebreaker “Lenin”

Russian Federation – Postcrossing (2016)

Before I start today’s account of the Russian Federation’s history and the stamp pictured above, I’d like to mention a few things on the personal side. I’ve had a life-long interest in all things Russian. Part of that stems from my own adoptive family’s history as it’s legend that my German ancestors were given land in the region that now constitutes the Ukraine and that … Continue reading Russian Federation – Postcrossing (2016)