|On 5 July 2014, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a postage stamp with the title Second Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia - 65th Anniversary. The issue comprises one stamp, with an associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vitaliu Pogolşa. The printing was performed by Nova Imprim, Chişinău.|
ABOUT THE THEME
The Soviet deportations from Bessarabia were part of Joseph Stalin's policy of political repression. The deported were typically moved to so-called 'special settlements' (спецпоселения). Read more..
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Monument «Train of Pain», Chișinău. Sculptor: Iurie Platon
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)
70th Anniversary of the First Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia