Linevich Nikolai Petrovich( General of Infantry)
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Biography Linevich Nikolai Petrovich
(1838 - 1908). He began military service rank and file. In 1900, standing at the head of the 1 st Siberian Corps, during the march on Beijing commanded a Russian detachment. When in 1904. the war with Japan, Linevich before arriving in theater Kuropatkina (March 15, 1904) commanded the Manchu army, then was commander of the Amur Military District. In the formation of new armies in October 1904. appointed commander of the 1-st of the Manchu army. When the battle at Mukden made it impossible to maintain Kuropatkina in-Chief, Linevich (March 3, 1905) was appointed in his place. Not a big case from this moment until the end of the war was. Linevich kept the positions which have been pushed back until after the Russian defeat at Mukden, but did not dare to take the offensive, insisting on sending of reinforcements, which he would be in 1 1 / 2 times stronger than the Japanese. When rumors started about the world, together with Linevich Kuropatkin sent a telegram to St. Petersburg, which said that victory was assured, the world would be a terrible misfortune. After the conclusion of peace Linevich remained in Manchuria, zaveduya evacuation of troops, hampered by strikes and riots. Linevich reluctance to resort to drastic measures especially against strikers led to what has been assigned the investigation on charges Linevich idle power, soon abated. In February 1906. dismissed from the post of commander in chief.