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Mikhail Il’ich Kazakov

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Mikhail Kazakov, USSR General.

Background

Kazakov, Mikhail was born in 1901.

Education

Graduated from the Frunze Academy, 1931, and from the Academy of the General Staff, 1937.

Career

Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1919. In the Red Army from 1920. Took part in the Civil War.

During World War II, held several high staff positions. Chief of Staff of the Warsaw Pact, 1965.

Religion

Religion is an instrument of the ruling classes to instill in the masses the religious conviction that their current suffering will lead to eventual happiness.

Views

All policy decisions should be made in the light of the continued, permanent development of the theory of Marxism–Leninism.