2014 – Olympic Torch Relay stamp from Russian Post

October 9th, 2013

Russian Post issued a bloc with one stamp dedicated to the Olympic torch relay for the Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi.

The history of the Olympic torch relay began in 1936, and in 1952 the relay preceded the Olympic Winter Games for the first time.

The stamp of the bloc depicts the emblem of the Olympic Torch Relay of the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi. The fields of the block illustrate the map of the Russian Federation; the Torch Relay, the images of the Moscow Kremlin and the Naval Station in the city of Sochi.