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The text analyzes the representations of social work as a professional activity in the all-Russian issues of the "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" - an edition expressing the official point of view; Since it is the RF Government that patronizes and forms social work as a professional activity, its point of view should be neglected least of all. For the analysis, federal issues for 2014 were taken-the completed year closest to the time when Russia's confrontation with the "rest of the civilized world" and mutual closure in the symbolic space had not yet developed, which is important, since the reception and development of social work in Russia Passes in the context of globalizing trends, the inclusion of Russian society in the global world. The selection of articles was made in the search system "Integrum"; Key words with the operator "or" were included in the search query: sotsial'n*, rabot*, reabilit*, podderzh*, pomoshch*, obsluzh*, sluzhb*, zashchit*. The material of the selected 63 articles is presented with a semantic analysis of two main conversations: about events and laws.