Joined the Red Army in 1918. On active service during World War I and the Civil War. Airborne Troops Commander, 1941.
Decorated for action on the Vistula. After World War II, General Inspector of Airborne Troops.
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.