Rights and obligations
Right to work
Getting a job with a salary in accordance with it's quantity and quality and not less than the minimum amount established by the government
Choice of profession
Right to rest
Working week is not more than 41 hours
Annual paid leave
Days of weekly rest
Essence of cultural, educational and medical institutions for leisure and leisure time
Right to health
Free qualified medical care
Broad preventive measures
Measures to improve the environment
Right to security of tenure
In old age, in case of illness, total or partial disability, loss of breadwinner rely benefits from the state
Privileges for pregnant and temporary disabled
Maintenance and services for persons with disabilities and the elderly
Vocational training for the disabled (and the provision of feasible work, the provision of prostheses, orthopedic products, strollers, and for disabled veterans — manually controlled cars
Lump-sum and monthly benefits for mothers with many children and single mothers
Right to housing
Low rent and pay for utilities
Promotion of housing
A fair distribution of living space
Right to education
Free of charge all types of education
Scholarships and benefits for students
Free issuance of textbooks
Opportunity to study at school in their native language
Right to use cultural assets
Public availability of national and world literature values
Placement and development of cultural and educational institutions throughout the country
Development of radio, television, publishing and periodicals, a network of free libraries
Right to creativity
Freedom of scientific, technical and artistic creation
Rights of authors, inventors and innovators are protected by the state
Right to participate in public administration
Discussion and adoption of laws and decisions
Possibility to choose and to be choosen to the Council of people's deputies and other elected state bodies, to take part in discussions and voting, public's control, work of state bodies and public organizations
...to submit proposals to state and public organizations on improving their activities and criticizing shortcomings in their work
Prosecution for criticism is prohibited
Officials are obliged to consider and give answers to offers and statements of citizens within the established terms, to take necessary measures
...to freedom of speech, of the press, of meetings, of street processions and demonstrations, of religion
...to unite in public organizations
...to inviolability of the person: no one may be arrested except on the basis of a court decision or with the assistance of a prosecutor
...to inviolability of the home: no one has the right, without legal grounds, to enter the home against the will of it's residents
...to the protection of private life, secrecy of correspondence, telephone conversations and telegraphic communications
...to judicial protection against violations of honour and dignity, life and health, personal liberty and property
Duty to abide the Constitution and Soviet laws, to respect the rules of the socialist dormitory, to bear the high rank of a citizen of the USSR with dignity.
Duty to preserve and protect socialist property, to fight fraud and waste.
Duty to protect the interests of the Soviet state, to contribute to the strengthening of it's power and authority.
Duty to carry out honorary military service in the armed forces of the USSR.
Duty to care for the upbringing of children, to prepare them for socially useful work, to raise worthy members of socialist society. Children are obliged to take care of their parents and provide them with assistance.
Duty to respect the rights and legitimate interests of others, to be irreconcilable with anti-social actions and to contribute fully to the protection of public order.
Duty to protect nature, to protect it's wealth.
Honest work in the chosen field of useful activity, observance of labor discipline is the duty and matter of honor for every able-bodied citizen
The protection of the socialist Fatherland is sacred duty of every citizen of the USSR
It is a duty and obligation to respect the national dignity of other citizens, to strengthen the friendship of the Nations and peoples of the Soviet multinational state.
Duty to take care of preservation of historical monuments and other cultural values.
It is an international duty to promote friendship and cooperation with the peoples of other countries, to maintain and strengthen world peace.
Duty to abide by the Constitution
Duty to work in good faith
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