ussr ; social developments ; education ; growth p/s/h education

education in tsarist russia had been largely limited to who?
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especially at which two levels?
secondary / uni
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what schools were aimed at middle class children?
technical schools
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but what were two restrictions?
small number usually in big cities
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at primary level many schools run by who?
russian orthodox church
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and several thousand peasant-run schools but how did many children view school?
not essential part of life
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did tsarist gov make school compulsory?
nah not even
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and many that went dropped out before finishing how many years?
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in rural areas what % children failed complete primary education?
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what did this make sivet gov progress seem?
even more impressive
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- under lunachevsky
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in '17 control of education was given to who?
Commissariat of Education
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headed by who?
lunachevsky (bc that's not what this section is called or anythign)
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and b's launched ambitious campaign to provide what to all children 7-17?
free, universal compulsory education
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with simultaneous expansion in what?
higher education
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in what year were existing church schools taken over by gov?
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and education at p/s level based on what model?
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what did that model mean?
schools took children of all abilities and all recieved education
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at least until when?
last few years of secondary level provision
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why didn't universal compulsory education aim materilaise under lunachevks?y
lack resources caused by civil war
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narkompros could only supply one pencil for how many students?
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shortages left students using what to write wtih?
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was teaching pay good?
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and teahcers often expected to teach classes of how many students?
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as well as devote unpaid time to what?
cleaning school
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in '26 avg child attended school for how many years?
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- during '30s
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was goal of universal free compulsory education achieved?
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particularly in which areas?
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how many children in education in '29?
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and in '31?
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most school children failed to continue education beyond when?
first 2yrs 2ndary school
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'30s saw education extended to 'who'?
children of 'alien social elements'
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those whose parents were from what?
aristocracy / bourgeoisie
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why did standard of rural teaching increase in '30s?
teachers deported to remote areas under the great terror
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- from '34
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what was established?
basic system of soviet schooling
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system general academic schools that offer how many yrs primary edication?
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each year with own?
class teacher
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followed by 3yrs of what?
'incomplete 2ndary education'
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where students taught by what kind teachers?
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after this period students could do one of which two things?
stay on for 2-3yrs 'complete 2ndary education' / transfer to vocational programme
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what did some simply od?
leave school for work
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- in '80s
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changes sometimes made?
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what did gov change many general academic schools into?
speialist schools
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what was demand for admission to these schools like?
high af
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schools open to boys and girls but what usually happened w/ girls?
declined w/ age
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which children were most likely to gain places?
those that's parents were graduates
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but what was also sometimes used by parents?
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what was the key key key obstacle?
lack of resources
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in '20s this was largely consequence of what?
civil war
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under nep what happened to state spending on schools?
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and no's attending schools shrank only recovering when?
end '20s
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why did lack resources mean many schools closed in winter?
no heating
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was it only economic resources low?
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what discouraged many ppl from entering teaching profession?
low wages
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as did what attached to '20s teachers?
low status
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schools where were especially affected by teacher lack?
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as well as?
poor teaching / inadequate facilities
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what about getting there?
school transport underfunded
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and cost had to be borne by parents until what yr?
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in '40 what ws introduced for last few yrs 2ndary school?
low tuition fees
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when were these fees withdrawn?
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after which no fees required to attend what?
primary or secondary school
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but parents expected to pay for what?
equipment / textbooks / uniforms
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for poor rural families what could these costsdo?
force children leave school before final yrs education
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resources also severely stretched by impact of?
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what happened to large no. teachers?
killed in action
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and how many school physically destroyed in fighting?
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many schools worked what kindof day to cope w/ lack classrooms?
two/three shift day
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by what year did gov feel could move fwd with further expansion?
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5th 5yp was in which years?
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set target of implementing compulsory education for how many years?
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in urban schools this was set for?
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and rural?
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what did this prove to be?
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and after'58 schools delivered how many year programme compulsory education?
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which would be ages?
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after which students could do what?
choose next 2yrs / vicatuinal college / workplace
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what about importance of education was hard to overcome?
traditional attitudes
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attendence at rural schools often problematic especially @ what time?
harvest time
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k concerned about differing levels education experienced by who?
rural vs town children
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and implemented what?
prog affirmative action
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involved collective farmers being sent where?
collegesfor specialised education
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and reserving college places for those that had what?
2yr work exp on collectives
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when were these withdrawn?
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did they have any impact before then?
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even when competing for places @ colleges specialisng in what rural students had lower advantage?
agricultural sciences
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what fraction students came frim urban schools?
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in '81 what did kirghizstan headteacher complain to pravda?
his students never turned up for new school term until november
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what influences also plaued part in limiting education expansion?
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state education viewed by many from ethnic minorities as vehicle for?
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all schoolchildren had to learn what?
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even if other subjects taught in what?
ethnic lang
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what ethnicity were teachers often?
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and often regarded how by minorities?
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in muslim areas what ind of teachers commanded v little respect?
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cultural attitudes also limited no. who entering higher levels education?
muslim girls
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in uzbek republic in '55 girls made up what % school population in final two yrs?
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actions of gov where could have negative impact in schooling?
in non-educational policy
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what after '28 removed many teachers from village schools?
collectivisation of agriculture
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saw as elements of 'old world' to be swept away
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many were labelled as what?
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so what happened to them?
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trend accellerated during chaos caused by what in '31-'32?
cultural revolution
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why was education in many areas brought to standstill?
attack on 'bourgeoisie' elements saw many teachers removed
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students keen to get rid of unpopular teachers did what?
informed on them to party officials
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result was that some schools ended up with what?
no teachers @ all
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attempts 2 expand educatin esp @ 2ndary level were aimed at helping creation of what?
classless society
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but changes often limited or inflienced by who?
soviet elite
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who prefered system that did what?
separated their children from the masses
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academic education remained desired route for all those that whished what?
children to better selves
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academic route was open to all but reality was what?
remained dominated by children of white-collar / managerial elite
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- adult education
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when took power they were aware they were dealing w/ pop where most adults hadn't got what?
secondary education
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short courses were offered to teach adults what?
basic literacy / numeracu
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and what were offered to those in work?
evening classes
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khrushchev had background as former what student?
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what was rabfak?
school set up after revolution to teach basic literacy / numeracy to those that dropped out
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this made him appreciate what?
importance of providing opportunities to those that dropped out @ early age
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under his leadership there was expansion in opps to enable others to return to education as?
part-time / correspondence students
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by '64 over how many were attending those courses?
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by '70s how would adults continue education?
extensive programme adult education
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where were diplomas / degrees offered?
vocaional colleges
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and this provided useful strategy for updatin what?
workers' skills
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as well as providing route ot higher education for those that dd wat?
dropped out 2ndary 2 early
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by '80s such courses were sometimes supported by what?
tv / radio programmes
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these courses usualy studied part-time when?
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which did what for wokrers?
put additional demands
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what kind of courses were also popular?
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again sign many saw education as way of doing what?
securing more fulfilling job / improving status
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under tsarist regime higher education ws what?
preserve of rich
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after '17 what did narkompros declare about uni?
open to all
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and courses laid out to prepare who for uni?
those w.o formal qualifications
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who resisted this programme?
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so what happened to higher education?
gov took control
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appt what for each institution?
communist rector
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move designed to ensure what?
equality of access to higher education
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in soviet era higher education consisted of which 2 branches?
universities / colleges higher education + specialist institutes
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what did unis provide?
academic / theorietical courses
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and the other two taught what?
applied subjects like teaching / agriculture
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in '29 how did gov try widen pp in higher education?
drop requirements for entry
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and in typical stalin nature introduced what ind of system?
quota (shocker)
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whereby what % higher education places had to be allocated to wc origin?
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how amny times was this figure reached?
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and attempts to meet it led to drop out rate of what %?
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as many students failed to finish courses why?
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when was system abolished?
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end of this put emphasis of higher education back on what?
quality > quantity
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and as % wc fell who benefitted?
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however opportunities for wc background students remained better than they were in which year?
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expansion of what in k era helped widen pp8ion?
higher-education institutions specialising in tech subjects
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in '64 how many ppl studying in higher education part-time?
half a million
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est many new higher-education colleges specialising in what hepled procesS?
technical subjects
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even if what in compatison to more academic remained low?
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what requirement of khrushchev's for all graduates was unpopular?
had to spend 2yrs working in gov directed position
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'to meet nation's needs'
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this measure was dropped when?
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enormous expansion helped by provisoin of what?
free tuition
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with short exception in which years?
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and also helped by system of grants to do what?
support students' living costs
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however grants were low and could be withdrawn for what?
poor exam performance
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most students did what in higher education to cover living costs?
worked part time
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soviet gov envisaged education system that would provide opportunities to all in what system?
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what goal did it achieve?
mass participation
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by early '80s what fraction of population involved in some sort of education?
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reality of nature pp @ different levels however indicated what about education?
reinforcing social distinctions > helping wither away
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what schools were aimed at middle class children?


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at primary level many schools run by who?


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