tunic, full dress, Cadet, Suvorov Military School, Kiev
black single breasted five-buttoned tunic. On the collar two red patches with white facings; on the shoulders two red shoulder straps with white facings bearing, in yellow plasticised material, the letters CBY (Suvorov Military School). On the left sleeve a red and yellow embroidered shield bearing the USSR emblem of a red star with a hammer and sickle, surrounded by a laurel wreath. Around each cuff a thin stripe of red facing braid. The buttons are of a light yellow alloy and the lining a rough grey material. A white stock is attached to the inside of the collar.
Former owner of this uniform attended the CBY (Suvorov Military School) in the late 1980s subsequently entering the Ukrainian Army as a Second Lieutenant.