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In the Soviet Union, most of the schools didn't carry names, but rather they were numbered. In smaller cities, the number of schools didn't exceed a two digit number, but in cities like Moscow there could be more than a thousand schools, at least this is what comes out of their numbered "names". The schools could be called "School #1022", "School #111" etc. and when kids talked to each other, they referred to a number in order to identify which school they were visiting. Also, the schools were not divided into primary middle and high schools, they were just "schools" where the children of all school age attended. In Soviet times, they were forced to wear school uniforms, however by the early nineties most of the kids didn't wear them.

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