Monday, May 6, 2013

Russia Issues Europa Postage Stamp Featuring Postal Troika

First Day of Issue: April 26, 2013 - Russia

Russia has issued a new Europa postage stamp with the theme Postal Vehicles.

The era of the famous Russian troikas came to an end when horses were replaced by the railroad and cars.

In the 20th century, the troika lost its national importance, but it remains popular as a constant attribute of folk festivals.

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