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Ivan Gerasimovich Sovetnikov

Ivan Sovetnikov, USSR Lieutenant-general.

Background

  • Sovetnikov, Ivan was born in 1897.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Academy of the General Staff, 1949.

    Career

    • On active service during World War I. Joined the Red Army, 1918. Took part in the Civil War. Sent to Spain during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.

      Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1939. Took part in World War II.

    Religion

    Religion divides people, and is a cause of numerous wars and conflicts throughout the human history.

    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 1897
    Died 1957
    (aged 60)
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