Nikolay SKRIPKO, USSR Marshal of the Air Force. Deputy Commander in Chief, USSR Air Force, since 1953; Commander, Airborne Forces; member, Communist Party of the Soviet Union Central Auditing Commission, since 1961. Order of Lenin; many other orders; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1927.
SKRIPKO, Nikolay was born in 1902.
Commanded air force units in operations on the Caucasus, Smolensk, Kursk and Kharkov fronts, in battles of Stalingrad, 1942-1943, and Kursk, 1943, and in Belarusian and Baltic offensives of 1944.
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Member, Communist Party, since 1927.
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.