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Aleksandr Ivanovich Zaporozhets

Aleksandr Zaporozhets, USSR Lieutenant-general, political officer.

Background

  • Zaporozhets, Aleksandr was born in 1899.

  • Career

    • Joined the Red Army, 1918. Political Commissar during the Civil War. Head of the political administration of the army, 1940.

      Deputy Minister of Defence, 1941. One of Stalin’s political controllers of the armed forces. After World War II, continued his career as a political officer.

    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 1899
    Died 1959
    (aged 60)
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