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950 Years since the First Written Reference to Minsk
 
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03.03.2017 
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XXXофсет 
chalk-surfaced, gummed 
Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T. Nepogodin 
 
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  950 Years since the First Written Reference to Minsk. Postage stamps of Belarus.
 
“Battle on the Nemiga River”, 1067, miniature from the Radzivill Chronicle
values:
5 rub.
designer:
Tatyana Kuznetsova
perforation:
13 х 13½
stamp size:
52 х 37 mm
souvenir sheet size:
90 х 87 мм
quantity:
25 000
 
 
 
For the first time Minsk was mentioned as a town of the Principality of Polotsk in 1067 in the ancient chronicles of the Eastern Slavs: “Rus” and “The Primary Chronicle”. The chronicles narrate about the defeat of the town during the military campaign of the 3 princes of Kiev, Yaroslaviches, against the Prince of Polotsk Vseslav and about the battle on the river Nemiga between the armies of Kiev a
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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