Vladimir Vysotsky. The Criminal Code.

Commentary to the song “We’ll save the lost guy...”

This song and other poems and songs of this and the next sections supplement the poems and songs of the section “There Was Once a Man” — Porphyry Iva­nov, peace be upon him, wrote in his diaries that the awaited messenger would undergo ordeals in prisons and hospitals.

The presented text is adapted from Anonymous’ translation.

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