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Semen Egorovich Zakharov

Semen Zakharov, USSR Admiral, political officer. Joined the Communist Party, 1926.

Background

  • Zakharov, Semen was born in 1906.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Lenin Military Political Academy, 1938.

    Career

    • Joined the Soviet armed forces, 1932. Made a career as a Stalinist political officer in the Navy, and as political controller of personnel in the Ministry of Defence. Under Stalin, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1939-1952.

      Demoted to non-voting member, 1952-1956.

    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 1906
    Died 1986
    (aged 80)
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