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05-02-2013, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Justinov View Post
Found this info about Spartak:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spartak...rts_society%29

"Spartak was the first and the largest All-Union Voluntary Sports Society of workers of state trade, producers' cooperation, light industry, civil aviation, education, culture, health service etc. Originated in 1925-26 as several physical culture groups by small producers' artels as an all-union physical culture and sports society it was established on April 19, 1935."

So more of a functionary club than a workers club?
Interesting,i didnt even know that

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