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Sergei Ignat’evich Rudenko


Sergei Rudenko, USSR Marshal.


Rudenko, Sergei was born in 1904.


Graduated from the Zhukovskii Air Force Academy, 1932.


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.


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


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.