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Evgenii Andreevich Berens

Evgenii Berens, USSR Naval officer, diplomat.

Background

  • Berens, Evgenii was born on November 11, 1876 in Tiflis (Tbilisi).

  • Education

    • Educated at the Naval Corps, 1895.

    Career

    • Took part in the Russo-Japanese war, 1905. Naval attache in Germany, 1910-1914, Italy, 1915-1917. After the October Revolution joined the Bolsheviks 1917.

      Due to a lack of naval officers in the Red camp, appointed Commander of the Red Navy, 1919. Later on diplomatic service at the Genoa and Lausanne conferences as the Soviet representative. Again naval attache in Britain, 1924, France, 1925.

      Soviet naval expert at the Geneva disarmament commission, 1927.

    Religion

    Religion is an instrument of the ruling classes to instill in the masses the religious conviction that their current suffering will lead to eventual happiness.

    Views

    Communist party could initiate policies in the name of the society because it knows what the best is for its progress and development.

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    Born November 11, 1876
    Died April 7, 1928
    (aged 51)
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