Graduated from the Academy of the General Staff, 1951.
Joined the Red Army, 1918, the Red Navy, 1922, and the Bolshevik Party, 1929. Commander of submarine forces during World War II. Professor at the same academy, 1951-1952.
Religious leaders contribute to secular and religious wars by endorsing or supporting the violence.
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.