Nikolay BELCHIKOV, USSR Lit. historian. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953; Bureau member, Literature and Language Deputy, USSR Academy of Science, since 1960; Honoured Worker of Science of USSR since 1947. Member, Communist Party, since 1948.
BELCHIKOV, Nikolay was born in 1890.
Specialist in hist, of Russia literature and Russ, revolutionary and democratic literature of 1860’s and 1870’s. 1923 first work published.
Religion is bad because it forces people to rely on outside authority, rather than becoming self-reliant.
Member, Communist Party, since 1948.
Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.