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'Always Ready!' 95 Years of the Soviet Union's Pioneers

The Soviet Union had three massive youth organizations: Oktyabryata for young children in elementary school students, Pioneers for middle schoolers, and Komsomol for high-school students. 

Today, the Pioneer Organization, whose motto was "always ready" marks its 95th anniversary. Here, the Moscow Times presents a visual history of youth movement from its Soviet days.

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