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Lev Solomonovich Skvirskii

Lieutenant-general

Lev Skvirskii, USSR Lieutenant-general.

Background

Skvirskii, Lev was born in 1903.

Education

Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1935.

Career

Joined the Red Army, 1920. Took part in the Civil War. Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1924.

Later professor at the Academy. Took part in the SovietFinnish war and World War II. Professor at the Academy of the General Staff, 1951. Carried out scientific research work for the General Staff, 1957-1960.

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.