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Alexey Ivanovich Sorokin
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Born (1922-03-28)March 28, 1922
Kirillovka near Arzamas, Soviet Russia
Died March 4, 2020(2020-03-04) (aged 97)
Moscow, Russia
Allegiance  Soviet Union
Service/branch Soviet Navy
Years of service 1941–1992
Rank Admiral of the Fleet
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Order of Lenin
Order of the October Revolution
Order of the Red Banner of Labour
Order of the Patriotic War – three times
Order of the Red Star – twice
Order for Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces of the USSR

Alexey Ivanovich Sorokin (Russian: Алексе́й Ива́нович Соро́кин) (28 March 1922 – 4 March 2020) was a Soviet Admiral of the Fleet. He was a member of the Congress of People's Deputies of the Soviet Union. He was a political officer and studied at the Lenin Military-Political Academy between 1948 and 1952.

Sorokin died on 4 March 2020 in Moscow at the age of 97.

Honours and awards

  • Order of Lenin
  • Order of October Revolution
  • Order of the Patriotic War, 1st class, twice, and 2nd class
  • Order of the Red Banner of Labour
  • Order of the Red Star, twice
  • Order for Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces of the USSR, 3rd class
  • Jubilee Medal "In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary since the Birth of Vladimir Il'ich Lenin"
  • Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945"
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