Vladimir Vysotsky. The Criminal Code.

Commentary to the song “The Criminal Code”.

In this song, the Book of Criminal Code symbolizes the Holy Qur’an.

The Holy Qur’an says, “And this is a blessed Book (the Qur’an) which We have sent down, so follow it and fear Allah, that ye may receive mercy.”

There is Gabdulla Tukay’s poem about the Holy Qur’an, which is titled “The Book”.

The presented text is adapted from George Tokarev’s translation.

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