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Valentin Andreevich Trifonov

state security official

Valentin Trifonov, USSR State security official.

Background

Trifonov, Valentin was born in 1888.

Career

Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1904. One of the organizers of the Red Guards in Petrograd, 1917. Joined the Red Army, 1918.

Cheka official during the Civil War. Head of the Military Collegium of the Supreme Court of the USSR (in charge of political trials), 1923-1925.

Religion

Religion is a cause of numerous conflicts and bloody wars throughout the history of mankind.

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.