Read No Evil

July 1973
Time;7/23/1973, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p38
The article focuses on the issue of censorship between the Soviet Union government and its citizens in 1973. It was reported that there were several subjects in the country which cannot be printed or transmitted by radio or television without the approval of the authorities. A secret directive which took effect in 1970 censored discussion of topics including statistics on crime, the number of uncared-for children, and the number of people engaged in vagrancy. Furthermore, the publication of information about closed-court proceedings and the disclosure of military personnel problems were both prohibited.


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