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Aleksandr Ivanovich Todorskii

Aleksandr Todorskii, USSR Military commander.

Background

  • Todorskii, Aleksandr was born in 1894.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1927.

    Career

    • Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1918, and the Red Army, 1919. Took part in the Civil War as a divisional commander. Head of the Zhukovskii Air Force Academy, 1933-1934.

      Spent many years in the Gulag. Later actively involved in the fight for rehabilitation of former Gulag victims. Lieutenant-general, 1955.

    Religion

    No religious basis is needed in order to display ethical behavior.

    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 1894
    Died 1965
    (aged 71)
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