The Constitution (basic law) of the RSFSR of 1918

The Constitution (basic law) of the RSFSR of 1918

On July 10 1918 the 5th All-Russian Congress of Soviets adopted the first Soviet Constitution.

The collection which marks the centenary of the first Soviet Constitution features its 1918 and 1940 editions; the list of members of the Commission set up to draft the Constitution; methodical materials and shorthand records of the Commission’s meetings; drafts of the Constitution; theoretical works of the Soviet government officials, scientific studies and educational publications which spotlight the main features of the Constitution, the history of its drafting and adoption; as well as picture postcards showing the members of the Commission.

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