Philatelic materials related to Ukrainian resistance to Russian aggression

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Jersey, officially the Bailiwick of Jersey is a Crown dependency of the United Kingdom, ruled by the Crown in right of Jersey off the coast of Normandy, France.
The bailiwick consists of the island of Jersey, along with surrounding uninhabited islands and rocks collectively named Les Dirouilles, Les Écréhous, Les Minquiers, Les Pierres de Lecq, and other reefs.
Jersey is located some 100 miles south of mainland Britain and is the most southerly of the British Isles. In fact, it's much closer to France, lying just 14 miles from the coast of harbor towns such as Carteret. Despite its compact size - just 9 miles by 5 miles - Jersey possesses a rich and varied landscape which attracts tourists from all over the world.
Jersey was part of the Duchy of Normandy, whose dukes went on to become kings of England from 1066. After Normandy was lost by the kings of England in the 13th century and the ducal title surrendered to France, Jersey and the other Channel Islands remained attached to the English crown.
Jersey is a self-governing parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy, with its own financial, legal and judicial systems, and the power of self-determination. It is not part of the United Kingdom and has an international identity separate from that of the UK, but the United Kingdom is constitutionally responsible for the defence of Jersey. [R1]

The first postage stamps labeled Jersey were issued during the occupation of the island by the Germans during World War II. Later, Jersey used British regional stamps marked specifically for use in Jersey but valid for postage throughout the United Kingdom. Jersey has issued its own stamps since 1 October 1969. Jersey Post is a member of SEPAC, the Small European Postal Administrations Co-operation.

Since March 2022, Jersey Post has waived postage charges for mail addressed to Ukraine to help families and loved ones caught up in the conflict to stay in touch.

Since strat of Russian invasion in Ukraine on February 24th 2022, Jersey Telecom (JT) and Jersey Post started tp work together to support Islanders who have relatives and friends in Ukraine.
As of 1st March 2022, all fixed and mobile calls and SMS messages from the Channel Islands to numbers in Ukraine will be free. Meanwhile, Jersey Post will waive postage charges for mail addressed to Ukraine from today.

“We have all seen the deeply disturbing images and news coming from Ukraine and our hearts go out to the people caught up in this tragedy. We want to do what we can to help and, working with Jersey Post and others, we hope by making phone calls free will support those who are trying to contact and stay in touch with friends and loved ones.” said Pip Carpenter, Head of Consumer Market at JT.

“As both JT and ourselves are in a position to help, we started working on how to make this happen over the weekend. Keeping in touch with people at moments like this are vital, and we will do all we can to help those caught up in these tragic events.” said David McGrath, Group Marketing Director from Jersey Post.


Official stamps of Jersey related to Ukrainian resistance to Russian aggression through Philately

18.07.2022 "We stand with Ukraine" [1]
Support for Ukraine on stamps of Jersey 2022 Support for Ukraine on stamps of Jersey 2022 Support for Ukraine on FDC of Jersey 2022

[1] Crest of Jersey stamps vended from Jersey Post’s JE03 Post & Go kiosks featuring the overprint: "We stand with Ukraine", to show continued solidarity with the people of Ukraine following the Russian invasion and ongoing conflict. The message is printed over our Jersey Crest stamps. [R3]
These stamps were vended from 18 July to 10th August 2022, at two Jersey Post’s JE03 kiosks:


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