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Sergei Germanovich Pushkarev

Sergei Pushkarev, USSR Historian.

Background

  • Pushkarev, Sergei was born on August 8, 1888 in near Kursk.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Khar’kov University, studied at Heidelberg and Leipzig universities.

    Career

    • During the Civil War, with the White Army, later with the Black Sea Navy. Evacuated with the White forces, 1921. Settled in Prague, and taught at the Prague Russian University.

      At the end of World War II, in DP camps in West Germany. Taught in schools for Russian refugees. Moved to the USA, 1949.

      Professor of Russian history at Yale, Fordham and Columbia universities. Worked in Yale Library, preparing 3 volumes of Russian historical sources, 1957-1972.

    Religion

    Major religious moral codes dehumanise individuals outside their group as less worthy. Results can vary from discrimination to genocide.

    Views

    Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.

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    Born August 8, 1888
    Died 1973
    (aged 84)
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