StampNews.com got info that Ukrposhta is ready to put into circulation a special commemorative stamp dedicated to a great writer and activist Vasyl Symonenko. The issue has been already designed and is scheduled to be released on the 8th of January.
Vasyl Symonenko is a well-known Ukrainian poet, journalist, activist of dissident movement. He is considered one of the most important figures in Ukrainian literature of the early 1960s. By the opinion of the Museum of dissident movement in Kiev, the works and early death of Vasyl Symonenko had an enormous impact on the rise of the national democratic movement in Ukraine.
The publishing house "Smoloskyp" was named after Vasyl Symonenko in 1967.