The Numbers Game


Living arrangements in the post Soviet Russian world are set up a completely different ideology for numbering of their apartments. Just one of the weird oddities that make you go Hmmmm. In the US, for example – if you lived on the fifth floor, all of the apartments on that floor would start with the number 5 {501, 502, 503 etc}. In Ukraine however, I lived on the fifth floor and the number of the apartment was 99. Because it was the 99th unit completed and sold, on the floors above me – the…