Graduated from courses at the Red Army Military Academy, 1924.
Joined the Red Army and the Communist Party, 1918. Active participant in the Civil War. One of the main organizers of Red partisans in the Urals.
Head of the army military training system, 1937.
Religion is bad because it divides people, and is a cause of conflict and war.
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.