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Sergei Germanovich Pushkarev

historian

Sergei Pushkarev, USSR Historian.

Background

Pushkarev, Sergei was born on August 8, 1888 in near Kursk.

Education

Graduated from Khar’kov University, studied at Heidelberg and Leipzig universities.

Career

During the Civil War, with the White Army, later with the Black Sea Navy. Evacuated with the White forces, 1921. Settled in Prague, and taught at the Prague Russian University.

At the end of World War II, in DP camps in West Germany. Taught in schools for Russian refugees. Moved to the USA, 1949.

Professor of Russian history at Yale, Fordham and Columbia universities. Worked in Yale Library, preparing 3 volumes of Russian historical sources, 1957-1972.

Religion

Major religious moral codes dehumanise individuals outside their group as less worthy. Results can vary from discrimination to genocide.

Views

Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.