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After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ukraine declared its independence in August 1991 and the first stamps of the new republic were issued on 1 March 1992. Today marks 30 years since then.
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In 1st of March 1992 they announce the release of first postage stamp of modern Ukraine:
Ukraine "500th anniversary of the Ukrainian Cossacks" 1st March 1992 (on the stamp is written 1991)
In 1992 the Ukrainian Post Office overprinted stamps of the Soviet Union with stylised tridents for use in Kyiv, Lviv and Chernihiv.
And later, on World Post Day - 9 October 2015, Ukraine Post issued a dedicated stamp to Postcrossing
(photo source: https://www.postcrossing.com/blog/2015/09/14/a-new-postcrossing-stamp-from-ukraine):
And a FDC (First Day Cover):
While in 14 July 2020 (15 years Postcrossingh celebration), Ukraine post issue as well a dedicated postmark to Postcrossing:(source: https://www.ukrposhta.ua/en/spetsialni-poshtovi-shtempeli-postiinoi-dii)
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In March 2022, all orders placed on our site will receive a free copy of the postcard Ukraine Map Postcard World Explorer (PWE) to show our support for people of Ukraine!