Дискуссия о порядке учреждения периодических изданий в ходе разработки проекта Устава о печати в 1905 году
The article considers drafting of new rules on the establishment of periodicals in Russian Empire in 1905 with an emphasis on archival materials and other sources. This paper analyzes legislation on the establishment of periodicals in the beginning of the XXth century, which had given to the Minister of Internal Affairs a right to issue a permit for a new periodical. The article focuses on the discussion about this question on the Special Conference for the Drafting of a New Statute on the Press, chaired by Kobeko D.F. Different opinions of advocates and opponents of the permitting procedure, including the point of view, supported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, are considered. The author concludes that the problem of the permitting procedure for the establishment of magazines and newspapers and its abolishment was of principle importance for the press freedom in Russian Empire.