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Aleksandr Petrovich Silant'ev

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Aleksandr Silant'ev, USSR Marshal.

Background

Silant'ev, Aleksandr was born in 1918.

Education

Graduated from the Air Force Academy, 1950, and the Academy of the General Staff, 1957.

Career

Joined the Red Army, 1938. Fighter pilot during World War II. Chief-of-staff of the Air Force,1969. Deputy Commander-in-chief of the Air Force, 1969-1980.

Religion

Religious leaders contribute to secular and religious wars by endorsing or supporting the violence.

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.