On 14 August 1930, the Central Executive Committee (TsIK) and the Council of People’s Commissars (SNK) of the USSR issued a decree “On universal compulsory primary education”. This date is considered the victory day over the population’s illiteracy in Russia.
President of the Union of Criminalists and Criminologists
Igor M. Matskevich
Translated by Elizaveta Ovchinnikova