Stamp issue commemorating long-standing relationship between Russia and Monaco

December 5th, 2014 received information that Monaco is prepared for issuing a special stamp that commemorates the long-standing relationship between Russia and Monaco. This item has been already designed and is scheduled to be released on the 7th of January.

During His official visit to the Russian Federation in October 2013, H.S.H. Prince Albert II, in agreement with President Vladimir Putin, expressed His wish to organize "2015 – Russian year in Monaco". This decision will result in a number of events being arranged in Monaco to highlight the long-standing relationship between the two countries, in terms of both historical and cultural ties, and scientific and economic links.

During the inaugural evening event on 19th December, the Bolshoi Ballet will present a performance coproduced with the Director of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo.

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