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Iurii Fedorovich Rail

vice-admiral

Iurii Rail, USSR Vice-admiral.

Background

Rail, Iurii was born in 1890.

Education

Graduated from the Naval Corps, 1912.

Career

Joined the Red Navy, 1918. Took part in the Civil War. Head of training of the Soviet Navy, 1935-1941.

Chief-of-staff of the Baltic fleet, 1941. Joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1942. Naval commander of Kronstadt, 1943.

After World War II, professor at the Naval Academy.

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.