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Marshal Ivan Stepanovich Konev (Russian: Ива́н Степа́нович Ко́нев; 28 December [Old Style 16 December] 1897 – 21 May 1973), was a Soviet military commander, who led Red Army forces on the Eastern Front during World War II, retook much of Eastern Europe from occupation by the Axis Powers, and helped in the capture of Germany's capital, Berlin.

In 1956, as the Commander of Warsaw Pact forces, Marshal Konev (Marshal of the Soviet Union) led the suppression of the Hungarian Revolution by Soviet armoured divisions.

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