Chelovek I Zakon

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Chelovek I Zakon

 

(Man and the Law), a magazine issued monthly by the Ministry of Justice of the USSR and written for people who are not specialists in the law; published in Moscow since 1971. The main tasks of the magazine are to increase people’s knowledge and understanding of Soviet law, propagate the Soviet way of life, and encourage socialist morality among the broad masses of the working people. Chelovek i zakon regularly presents discussions of legal problems and prints answers to questions asked by working people. The magazine also contains literary works by Soviet and foreign authors dealing with the fight against crime and has a section devoted to the history of the state and the law. Circulation, 4.9 million (January 1980).

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