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Boris Karlovich Pugo

politician

Boris PUGO, politician. Order of Red Banner; Order of Red Star.

Background

Pugo, Boris was born in 1937 in probably in Russia. Son of the Latvian communist Karlis Pugo, at a time when the Latvian Communist Party was still illegal.

Education

Graduated from the Riga Polytechnical Institute, 1960.

Career

Deputy to Supreme Soviet of Latvian S.S.R. 1969-1971. Deputy to Latvian S.S.R. Supreme Soviet 1975-1985. First Secretary of Riga City Committee Latvian CP 1975-1976.

Deputy Chair, of KGB, Latvian S.S.R. 1977-1980, Chairman 1980-1984. Rank of Major-General since 1984. First Secretary Central Committee Latvian CP.

Chairman Party Control Committee since 1988. Elected to Congress of People's Deputies of the USSR since 1989. Candidate; Deputy to Council of Nationalities, USSR Supreme Soviet since 1984.

Works

  • On Communist Party work etc.

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.

Membership

CPSU since 1963; of Politburo, Central Committee of Latvian Komsomol 1969-1970. Central Committee of All-Llnion Komsomol 74. Central Committee Latvian CP.

Politburo of Central Committee Latvian CP 1976-1977, 1981-1984. Of Politburo, Mil. Council, Baltic Mil. District 1984-1988; Politburo of USSR since 1989.

Presidium, Latvian S.S.R. Supreme Soviet since 1985. Central Committee CPSU since 1986.

Connections

father:
Karlis Pugo