On February 24, 1980, at Lake Placid in upstate New York, the United States Olympic Hockey Team defeated Finland 4–2… Read more U.S.A. Wins the Gold!
S-56 was a Stalinets-class submarine of the Voyenno-morskoy flot SSSR (Военно-морской флот СССР), ‘Military Maritime Fleet of the USSR’) —… Read more Soviet Submarine S-56
One of the first full sets of stamps from what was then Czechoslovakia that I recall obtaining was the 1945… Read more Otakar Jaroš
On March 12, 1918, Moscow (Москва́ — Moskva) became the capital of Russia again after Saint Petersburg held this status for… Read more Moscow Kremlin
On December 30, 1922, the Treaty on the Creation of the USSR (Договор об образовании СССР) and the Declaration of… Read more Establishment of the USSR
One hundred years ago, on October 25, 1917, an armed insurrection occurred in the northwest Russian city of Petrograd (Петрогра́д)… Read more The October Revolution (1917-2017)
The Soviet Union (Сове́тский Сою́з — Sovetsky Soyuz in Russian), officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих… Read more USSR #1284 (1948)
Christmas in August? Well, it is very hot in Thailand right now. . . plus, this is the only stamp… Read more Ukraine – Christmas 2014