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05-02-2013, 10:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Justinov View Post
What is the story with the old communist names anyway.

Traktor = Kolchos-team?
Spartak = Gladiators named after Spartacus?
Dynamo = Electricians?
CSKA = Army (I know that one)
Avtomobilist = Lada car industry?
Lokomotiv = Train industry?
Metallurg = Steel workers?
Torpedo = Naval industri?
I think Dynamo was police club,yeah most team names are connected to some industry of some sort.They kind of left the names because it`s history and all that jazz

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