Philatelic materials related to Ukrainian resistance to Russian aggression
officially the Republic of Croatia, is a sovereign state at the
crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean.
Its capital city is Zagreb, which forms one of the country's primary
subdivisions, along with its twenty counties.
Croatia covers 56,594 square kilometers and has diverse, mostly continental and
Croatia's Adriatic Sea coast contains more than a thousand islands.
The country's population is 4.28 million, most of whom are Croats,
with the most common religious denomination being Roman Catholicism.
After the World War II, Croatia became a founding member and a federal
constituent of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia,
a constitutionally socialist state.
On 25 June 1991 Croatia declared independence, which came wholly into effect
on 8 October of the same year.
The Croatian War of Independence was fought successfully during
the four years following the declaration.
On 11 December 1991, Ukraine was one of the first countries to recognize
the Republic of Croatia as a sovereign and independent state.
The Republic of Croatia was one of the first countries to recognize
Ukrainian independence on 5 December 1991.
With the resumption of independence in 1991,
the Republic of Croatia again reinstated the Croatian Post.
The first new postage stamp being an airmail issued 9 September 1991 and with the first new regular
postage stamp being issued on 21 November 1991.
Official Philatelic materials of Croatia related to Ukrainian resistance to Russian aggression
|12.04.2022, "For the Peace of Ukraine" (in Croatian "ZA MIR U UKRAJINI")
MiNr.: 1563, Scott: 1269
On 24 February 2022, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation launched an unprovoked aggression against Ukraine,
which the Republic of Croatia strongly condemned and reaffirmed its support for Ukraine's independence,
territorial integrity and sovereignty within its internationally recognized borders, which is a fundamental
determinant in the relations and cooperation between the Republic of Croatia and Ukraine.
The stamp "For Peace in Ukraine", issued by the Croatian Post in
Mini-Sheet of 8
In these difficult times for the Ukrainian people,
is intended as an additional symbol of friendship between the Republic of Croatia and Ukraine, as well
as strong mutual support for comprehensive efforts to bring peace to Ukraine, the return of its
displaced and refugee citizens, and the normalization of life on the Ukrainian territory.