Postage stamp celebrating Crimea bridge blast hot seller in Kiev

A vehicle bomb last month damaged the bridge to Crimea, a region of Ukraine until 2014 when Russia President Vladimir Putin annex it. 

Updated: November 4, 2022 - 11:00pm

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A new postage stamp commemorating a blast that damaged a major bridge linking Crimea to Russia, which has declare war on Ukraine, is reportedly a hot selling item in the country's capital city of Kiev and elsewhere around the world.

"There isn't a corner of the world which hasn't asked us to send them" the stamp, a person waiting outside of Kiev's post office for the stamps to go on sale told Reuters.

A vehicle bomb last month damaged the bridge, the only one from Russia to Crimea, a region of Ukraine until 2014 when Russia President Vladimir Putin annex it. 

"We've sent them to America, Australia," the woman in line, identified as Liudmyla Samoilova, said as she stuck the stamps to envelopes. "People are excited about these events and wait for the good news."

The bridge is also a key supply route for Russian forces in Ukraine. Russia blamed Ukraine but the country's official government has not claimed responsibility.

The stamps depicts a man and a woman standing on the damaged bridge in a pose harkening to the famous scene from the movie "Titanic," Reuters also reports.