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Sergei Ignat’evich Rudenko

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Sergei Rudenko, USSR Marshal.

Background

Rudenko, Sergei was born in 1904.

Education

Graduated from the Zhukovskii Air Force Academy, 1932.

Career

Joined the Red Army, 1923, and the Bolshevik Party, 1928. High command posts in the Air Force during W WII. Commander of airborne troops, 1948. Commander of Strategic Aviation, and Deputy Commander-inchief of the Air Force, 1950-1958.

Nonvoting member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1961-1966. Head of the Air Force Academy, 1968-1973.

Religion

No religious basis is needed in order to display ethical behavior.

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.