Source Pravda.Ru

Stamps dedicated to scientists Igor Kurchatov and Anatoly Aleksandrov to be issued in Moscow

Two postage stamps dedicated to famous Soviet scientists Igor Kurchatov and Anatoly Aleksandrov will be issued in Moscow on January 8th, the trade-publishing center "Marka" disclosed.

Three times under the supervision of Igor Kurchatov were created first samples of the Soviet nuclear and thermonuclear weapons and the first in Europe nuclear-powered reactor. Anatoly Aleksandrov worked in the sphere of the nuclear energy and construction of nuclear-powered reactors.

The circulation of each postage stamp is 250,000 copies. The Moscow Postal Service will held a memorable cancellation of the stamps by a special postmark on the day of the issue.