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Nikolai Aleksandrovich Shchors

military commander

Nikolai Shchors, USSR Military commander.


Shchors, Nikolai was born in 1895.


Took part in World War I as a sublieutenant. Joined the Bolshevik Party, and the Red Army, 1918. Organized Red partisan groups in Western Russia, near Novozybkov.

Fought in the Civil War as a divisional commander. Later glorified as a revolutionary hero. Became the subject of several films.


Religions encourage war and violence to promote their religious goals.


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.