Joined the Red Navy, 1923, and the Bolshevik Party, 1926. On active service during World War II on the Volga, and in the Northern and Pacific fleets. Worked in the HQ of the Navy after World War II, 1949-1953.
Religions encourage war and violence to promote their religious goals.
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.