It is not only a class of people of mental labour, but of those who are free and self-sufficing in their convictions. Their main principles are intellectual freedom and striving to bring the light of knowledge even during the darkest of times. The Russian intelligentsia are always merciless to any injustice and sensitive about a man’s fate. They are proud of their history and willing to enrich it furthermore. Intelligentsia is a stronghold of culture as well as Saint Petersburg is a stronghold of intelligentsia, its cradle and its home.