Aleksandr PREOBRAZHENSKY, USSR Historian. Candidate of History Science; senior associate, Institute of History, USSR Academy of Science; Deputy Chief Editor, journal “Istoriya USSR” (History of the USSR).
Specialist in society and economics hist, of 17th-c. Russia.
All religions persuade people to rely on outside authority, thus preventing them to become self-reliant.
Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.