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Doloi Negramotnost' (Down with Illiteracy)

Долой Неграмотностъ

Doloi Negramotnost' was the name of a Moscow based publication as well as a campaign to eradicate illiteracy in the U.S.S.R. The program began in 1919 when Vladimir Lenin signed the decree "On eradication of illiteracy among the population of RSFSR". All Soviet citizens aged 8 to 50 years were required to be literate in their native language. The printer was located in Moscow at 4 Kuznetskii Lane.