RESOLUTION OF THE COUNCIL OF PEOPLE'S COMMISSARS OF THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PRIZES NAMED AFTER STALIN'S LITERATURE

 

RESOLUTION OF THE COUNCIL OF PEOPLE’S COMMISSARS OF THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PRIZES NAMED AFTER STALIN’S LITERATUREIn addition to the resolution of the CPC of the USSR from December 20, 1 939 year «On establishment of the awards and scholarships named after Stalin SNK USSR decrees:
Establish 4 prize named after Stalin, 100 thousand rubles each awarded annually for outstanding works in the field of literature, of them:
one – on poetry,
one on the prose,
one – in drama,
one – on literary criticism.

Chairman of the Council of people’s Commissars of the USSR
Century HAMMERS.

Managing the Affairs of the Council of people’s Commissars of the USSR
M. HLOMOW.

1 February 1940. Moscow, The Kremlin.