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Stepan Dmitrievich Rybalchenko

Stepan Rybalchenko, USSR Col.-general.

Background

  • Rybalchenko, Stepan was born in 1903.

  • Career

    • Joined the Red Army, 1919. Took part in the Civil War. Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1936.

      In the 1930s and during World War II, held command posts in the Air Force. After World War II, commander of the Air Force in the Far East. Professor at military education establishments, 1956-1963.

    Religion

    Religion is a cause of numerous conflicts and bloody wars throughout the history of mankind.

    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 1903
    Died 1986
    (aged 83)
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