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Nikolai Nikolaevich Alekseev

Nikolai Alekseev, USSR Marshal.

Background

  • Alekseev, Nikolai was born in 1914.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Military Electrotechnical Academy, 1940.

    Career

    • Joined the Soviet Army, 1953. Took part in the Soviet Finnish war, 1939-1940. During World War II in the Air Defence staff, 1942.

      Later head of the supply system of the Western and Northern Air Defences. Chairman of the Scientific-Technical Commission of the General Staff, 1960. Deputy Defence Minister, 1970.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it divides people, and is a cause of conflict and war.

    Views

    The emphasis on peaceful coexistence doesn’t mean that the Soviet Union accepted a static world with clear lines. Socialism is inevitable and the "correlations of forces" were moving towards socialism.

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    Born 1914
    Died 1980
    (aged 66)
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