I. S. KRAVCHANKA
I. KRAVCHANKA, USSR Historian. Corresponding member, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, since 1959; Director, Institute of History, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, since 1956.
Specialist in hist, of the establishment of Soviet power in Belarusian, hist, of the Communist Party Belarusian and World War II on Belarusian territory. Member, Editor Board, journal “Vestsi Academy of Sciences BSSR. Seryya gramadskikh navuk” (Herald of the Belorussian Academy of Sciences. Social Sciences Series).
1960 member, Soviet delegation at 11th International Congress on History Science.
Religion is bad because it forces people to rely on outside authority, rather than becoming self-reliant.
The role of the individual as a member of a collective is more important than the individual.