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Aleksandr Ivanovich Todorskii

military commander

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.