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Pavel Artem’evich Artem’ev

general , State security officer

Pavel Artem’ev, USSR General, state security officer.

Background

Artem’ev, Pavel was born in 1897.

Education

Graduated from the Frunze Military Academy, 1938.

Career

Joined the Red Army, 1918. Made his career in special state security detachments. Divisional commander of NKVD troops, 1938.

Commander of NKVD troops, 1941, and at the same time commander of the Moscow defence zone, 1941-1943.

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.