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Petr Stepanovich Pshennikov

Lieutenant-general

Petr Pshennikov, USSR Lieutenant-general.

Background

Pshennikov, Petr was born in 1895.

Career

Joined the Red Guards (workers’ revolutionary armed detachments), 1917, and the Red Army, 1918. Took part in the Civil War as a brigade commander. Graduated from courses for senior officers of the Red Army,1925.

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.