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Nikolai Nikolaevich Alekseev

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Nikolai Alekseev, USSR Marshal.

Background

Alekseev, Nikolai was born in 1914.

Education

Graduated from the Military Electrotechnical Academy, 1940.

Career

Joined the Soviet Army, 1953. Took part in the Soviet Finnish war, 1939-1940. During World War II in the Air Defence staff, 1942.

Later head of the supply system of the Western and Northern Air Defences. Chairman of the Scientific-Technical Commission of the General Staff, 1960. Deputy Defence Minister, 1970.

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.