Took part in the Russo-Japanese war, 1904-1905. On active service during World War I as a colonel. Joined the Red Army, 1918.
Active participant in the Civil War. Fought in the Caucasus, Siberia and Turkestan.
Religions encourage war and violence to promote their religious goals.
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.