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Ivan Ivanovich Pstygo

Ivan Pstygo, USSR Marshal.

Background

  • Pstygo, Ivan was born in 1918.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Academy of the General Staff, 1957.

    Career

    • Joined the Red Army, 1936, and the Bolshevik Party, 1941. Fighter pilot during World War II. Deputy Commander of the Soviet Air Force, 1967. High posts in the Ministry of Defence, 1977-1983.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it divides people, and is a cause of conflict and war.

    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 1918
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