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Georgii Andreevich Stepanov

vice-admiral

Georgii Stepanov, USSR Vice-admiral.

Background

Stepanov, Georgii was born in 1890.

Career

Joined the Red Navy, 1918. Took part in the Civil War (Onega). Chiefof-staff of the Black Sea fleet, 1924.

Head of the Marine Engineers’ Academy, 1939. During World War II, Commander of the White Sea fleet. Head of the Department of Higher Education of the Navy, 1944-1953.

Religion

Religion is a cause of numerous conflicts and bloody wars throughout the history of mankind.

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.