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Viktor MAAMYAGI, USSR Historian. Corresponding member, Estonia Academy of Sciences, since 1961; Director, Institute of History, Estonia Academy of Sciences, since 1951; Deputy Academy Secretary,Department of Society Science, Estonia Academy of Sciences, since 1961; Candidate of History Science since 1954.

Background

MAAMYAGI, Viktor was born in 1917.

Career

Was member, Editorial Board, and Executive Editor, symposium of documents and material “Sotsialisticheskaya revolutsiya 1940 g. v Estonii” (The 1940 Socialist Revolution in Estonia). 1945-1948 Deputy Director of Studies and instructor in USSR history, Estonia Education Combine, Board of Personnel Training, Central Statistical Board, USSR State Planning Committee. 1948-1950 associate, Institute of History, Estonia Academy of Sciences.

Member, Editor Board for preparing multi-volume “Istoriya USSR” (History of the USSR), Institute of History, USSR Academy of Science.

Religion

Religion is bad because it imposes irrational rules of good and bad behaviour.

Views

Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.