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Nikolai Aleksandrovich Novikov

Nikolai Novikov, USSR Col.-general.

Background

  • Novikov, Nikolai was born in 1900.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1933.

    Career

    • Joined the Red Army and the Bolshevik Party, 1919. Took part in the Civil War. Tank forces commander on several fronts during World War II. Continued his career as tank forces commander after World War II in the Far East and East Germany.

      Chief inspector of the Ministry of Defence, 1957-1961.

    Religion

    Religions encourage war and violence to promote their religious goals.

    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 1900
    Died 1970
    (aged 70)
    Nationality