Sunday, August 8, 2010

RUSSIA - Cover from Krasnodar, RUSSIA to Braga, Portugal

Cover with Russian EUROPA 2005 – Gastronomy stamp, the Russian EUROPA 2008 – Letters and the stamp from the 2008’s Pokrovsk Cathedral. Vasiliy Blazhenniy's temple stamp issue posted on July, 7 2010.
(Special thanks to my friend Vladimir Gritsay)

Pokrovsk cathedral is the original masterpiece of Russian orthodox architecture. Before the XVII-th century it was called as Troitsk as the initial wooden temple has been devoted to the Sacred Trinity. Nowadays the Pokrovsk cathedral, also Vasiliy Blazhenniy's temple, is included into the List of objects of the World cultural heritage of UNESCO in Russia.
(source PTC Marka)

More info about the city of Krasnodar.

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