The Rossica Society publishes two journals per year, the first in the Spring and the next in the Fall.
The journal consists of scholarly articles focused on all aspects of Russian philately that may include information on the pre-stamp days of Russia, Imperial postage, prison mail, World War correspondence, or the postage of post-Soviet states. The fascinating and sometimes incredibly confusing history of Russia, the Soviet Union, and post-Soviet states make our hobby a most interesting one!
Added on 2017-11-05
Summary: The history of clandestine (and not so clandestine) mail surveillance in Russia is a long one, extending from 1690 under Peter the Great, when all letters going abroad were opened at Smolensk, up to the present day. Perlustration under the communist...See the Exhibit
Added on 2016-12-16
Summary: Updated December 2016! This exhibit offers the viewer a chronological overview of the postal evolution of mail sent by way of the trans-Siberian rail network between 1897 and 1945. ...See the Exhibit
Exhibit Categories: Polar PhilatelyPostal HistoryRSFSR and USSR
This Antarctic Exhibit tells its story using a wide variety of philatelic and supporting materials: covers from to and from participants; Soviet and foreign collector mail; souvenir covers; official stationery envelopes; telegrams; raiograms; letters; postcards; post office issued stamped and illustrated envelopes; datestamp markings; QSL cards, tractor traverse journeys; flights; and selected photographs. None of the material shown is common with much regarded as rare with many unique items.
The Exhibit is presented in a number of sections: SAE 1; Stationery; SAE-2; SAE-3; Sae-4; Oazis Station; Pionerskaya Station; other Stations; Foreign interactions. It concludes with the honours bestowed on participants who feature in the exhibit.