Belarus post issued a stamp of the Bird of the year – Hoopoe. The public organization “Ahova ptushak Batskaushchyny” (Protection of Homeland Birds) declared the hoopoe as the bird of the year 2013 in Belarus. The Hoopoe is a colourful bird that is found across Afro-Eurasia, notable for its distinctive ‘crown’ of feathers. It is [...]
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Belarus post issued a set of two stamps featuring Moonwort and European Roller as a part of the Red Book of the Republic of Belarus. The Belarus Red Book was created to protect rare and vanishing species of plants and animals Moonwort is a fern. It is small with fleshy roots and reproduces by spores [...]
Belarus post issued a postage stamp to mark Track Cycling World Championship 2013 beginning from 20 to 24 February 2013 in Minsk, the capital of the Republic of Belarus. This significant event, which will be first held in the Republic of Belarus, confirms the sports image of our country. Track cycling is one of the most [...]
Belarus issued a postage stamps to mark 150 years of the Belarusian railway. In 1851 they began the construction of the Grodno-Porechie section of the St. Petersburg-Warsaw railway. The movement on it started on December 15, 1862. This event marked the beginning of the rich history of the Belarusian railway, which in 2012 will be [...]
Belarus post issued the stamp of “EurAsEC“. Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) is an international organization that ensures multilateral economic cooperation among its member states. The Eurasian Economic Community (EAEC or EurAsEC) originated from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) customs union between Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan on 29 March 1996.
A newt is an aquatic amphibian of the family Salamandridae, although not all aquatic salamanders are considered newts. Newts are classified in the subfamily Pleurodelinae of the family Salamandridae, and are found in North America, Europe and Asia. Newts metamorphose through three distinct developmental life stages: aquatic larva, terrestrial juvenile and adult.
A hedgehog is any of the spiny mammals of the subfamily Erinaceinae and the order Erinaceomorpha. There are 17 species of hedgehog in five genera, found through parts of Europe, Asia, Africa, and New Zealand (by introduction). There are no hedgehogs native to Australia, and no living species native to the Americas.
20th Anniversary of Establishing Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Cuba
Belarus post issued a souvenir sheet “20th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Cuba”. The Protocol of establishing diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Cuba was signed on April 16, 1992 in Minsk. Cuba is a stable political partner of Belarus in [...]
Belarus post issued a set of two stamps Belarusian national clothes, featuring Costume of Turov and Mozyr Region and Costume of Liahovichi Region. Clothing is an important ethnic feature of the nation. The origins of Belarusian clothing tradition lie in the ancient Kiewan Rus’. The moderate continental climate, long winter and mild summer required a [...]
The Black Swift (Cypseloides niger) is found from northern British Columbia in Canada through the United States and Mexico to Costa Rica and Brazil. It is also found on islands in the West Indies. In flight, this bird looks like a flying cigar with long slender curved wings. The plumage is mostly a sooty dark [...]