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Ivan Vasil’evich Rogov

political officer , Col-general

Ivan Rogov, USSR Col.-general, political officer.

Background

Rogov, Ivan was born in 1899.

Career

Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1918,and the Red Army, 1919. Took part in the Civil War. Political officer in naval border-guard forces.

Head of the political department of the Soviet Navy, and Deputy Minister of the Navy, 1939. Member of the Central Committee of the Bolshevik Party, 1939-1949. Took part in World War II in the Black Sea.

Religion

Religion is bad because it divides people, and is a cause of conflict and war.

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.