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Ukraines national postal service to release new stamp with burning Crimean Bridge

Saturday, 8 October 2022, 12:02
Ukraines national postal service to release new stamp with burning Crimean Bridge

STANISLAV POHORILOVSATURDAY, 8 OCTOBER 2022, 12:02

Ukrposhta, the national postal service of Ukraine, is to release a new stamp depicting the burning Crimean Bridge; the release date will be announced later.

Source: General Director of Ukrposhta Ihor Smilianskyi on Telegram

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Quote from Smilianskyi: "The morning has never been so good.. On the occasion of the holiday, we are releasing a new stamp with the Crimean Bridge, or, more precisely, with what remains of it."

 

Details: According to Smilianskyi, the stamp comes with a name of M (for "mist", Ukrainian for "bridge"); the price will be 18 hryvnias [US$0.48], and circulation will be 7 million.

 

The officials also said that the stamp has been prepared together with Ukrainian artist Yurii Shapoval. "It shows a washing machine [Russians stole a number of these when breaking into civilians’ houses – ed.], enemy equipment, and handcuffs that Crimea breaks with Russia," he added.

Background: 

  • On the morning of 8 October, it was revealed that a major fire occurred on the Crimean Bridge railway line.
  • Occupation authorities of Crimea stated that a truck allegedly exploded on the Crimean Bridge. Meanwhile, Volodymyr Konstantinov, the so-called head of the "Crimean parliament" said that the road surface on the Crimean Bridge had been damaged by "Ukrainian vandals".
  • Vladimir Putin, the President of the aggressor country, has been informed about the fire on the Crimean Bridge, and called on government officials to create a special investigation commission.
  • Russian media published a video with the moment of the explosion on the Crimean Bridge.

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