Vladimir SEMENNIKOV, USSR Historian. lit historian; bibliographer.
SEMENNIKOV, Vladimir was born on September 11, 1885 in St. Petersburg.
1904 graduate Naval Cadet Corps. Graduate History and Philology Faculty, St. Petersburg University. During World War 1 served in Russian Navy at Kronstadt.
Then research work; compiled "Bibliograficheskiy spisok knig, napechatannykh v provintsii so vremeni vozniknovcniya grazhdanskiy tipografiy po 1807 god” (A Bibliographical List of Books Printed in the Provinces from the Appearance of Civilian Printing Presses to 1807) (1912). Edited collection of documents Alonarkhiya pered krusheniyem, 1914—1917 gody (The Monarchy Before Its Downfall, 1914-1917) (1927).
Religion is bad because it forces people to rely on outside authority, rather than becoming 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.