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Sergei Aleksandrovich Mezheninov

Sergei Mezheninov, USSR Military commander.

Background

  • Mezheninov, Sergei was born in 1890.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Academy of the General Staff, 1914.

    Career

    • Took part in World War I. Joined the Red Army, 1918. Active in the Civil War. High posts in the Soviet Air Force in the 1920s.

      Deputy chief-of-staff of the Red Army, 1933. Perished in Stalin’s purges.

    Religion

    Religion divides people, and is a cause of numerous wars and conflicts throughout the human history.

    Views

    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.

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    Born 1890
    Died 1937
    (aged 47)
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