XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi

Newsletter # 04 (557) January 22, 2014
On February 7, 2014 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the souvenir sheet “XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi”.
Designer: Ivan Lukin. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: frame 133/4: 131/2. Size of the stamp in the souvenir sheet: 26x37 mm. Size of the souvenir sheet: 73x86 mm. Print quantity: 20.000 souvenir sheets.
The souvenir sheet was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise “Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin”.
The XXII Olympic Winter Games are scheduled to take place from 7 to 23 February 2014. Sochi was selected as the host city in July 2007 during the 119th IOC Session held in Guatemala. In Russia the Winter Olympics will be held for the first time. But in 1980 the Summer Olympics were held in Moscow, the capital of Russia. The 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held after the XXII Olympic Winter Games at the same venues in Sochi.
The souvenir sheet was printed with the logo of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
Souvenir sheet No. 101
No. 1004
XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi
20 000 BYR
Elements of protection
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ivan Lukin.
Special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the souvenir sheet issuing day.

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