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From the Ideological Commission of the C.P.S.U. Central Committee: ON MEASURES FOR INTENSIFYING THE ATHEISTIC INDOCTRINATION OF THE POPULATION. (Partiinaya zhizn, No. 2, January, pp. 22-26. Complete text:) The Ideological Commission of the C.P.S.U. Central Committee has worked out "Measures for Intensifying the Atheistic Indoctrination of the Population." The C.P.S.U. Central Committee, having approved these measures, has instructed the Central Committees of the Communist Parties of the Union republics and the territory and province Party committees, taking local conditions into account, to work out and implement concrete steps aimed at a radical improvement in atheistic work.
The measures for intensifying the atheistic indoctrination of the population may be summarized as follows.
The Scientific Elaboration of the Problems of Atheism and the Training of Antireligious Specialists.-It has been decided to set up an Institute of Scientific Atheism in the C.P.S.U. Central Committee's Academy of Social Sciences. The institute is charged with guiding and coordinating all scientific work in the sphere of atheism carried on by the institutes of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences, higher educational institutions and institutions of the U.S.S.R. Ministry of Culture; the preparation of highly skilled cadres; the organization of the integrated elaboration of pressing problems of scientific atheism; and the holding of ail-Union scientific conferences and creative seminars. The Learned Council of the Institute of Scientific Atheism is to be composed of representatives of the C.P.S.U. Central Committee's Ideological Department and of central scientific and ideological institutions, and also of public organizations.
The presidium of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences and the collegium of the U.S.S.R. Ministry of Higher and Specialized Secondary Education will examine the question of the active participation of institutes of the Academy and departments of higher educational institutions in the scientific elaboration of the problems of atheism, as well as in atheistic propaganda.
The Institute of Scientific Atheism is organizing ...
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|Article Title||From the Ideological Commission of the C.P.S.U. Central Committee: ON MEASURES FOR INTENSIFYING THE ATHEISTIC INDOCTRINATION OF THE POPULATION|
|Source||Current Digest of the Russian Press, The , No.9, Vol.16, March 25, 1964, page(s):3-4|
|Place of Publication||Minneapolis, USA|