Talk:Grigory Kulik

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You think this is a stub, do you? OK, you do better. Adam 14:10, 7 June 2006 (UTC)

Reclass it as FA Class for all I care. Or check the assessment criteria. Andreas 14:25, 7 June 2006 (UTC)

In his book "Stalin - The Court of The Red Tsar" Simon Sebag Motefiore reports tht Kulik was executed after being overheard by NKVD telephone eavesdroppers grumbling that politicians were stealing the credit from the generals during the so-called purge of the victors (page 563 in the paperback edition). The reasons for his destruction cannot therefore be regarded as unknown. on a different matter, aside from your(Adam's) inexplicable lapse in verifying the reason to Kulik's purge, I also believe the article to be terse and exhaustive, which frankly surprised me after reading your canonisation of that Charletanish propagandist Robert Conquest.

WikiProject class ratingEdit

This article was automatically assessed because at least one article was rated and this bot brought all the other ratings up to at least that level. BetacommandBot 16:33, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

1st Horse Army wasn't formed until 1919Edit

Kulik must have commanded the artillery of some other formations, e.g, the 10th Army in 1918. (talk) 22:04, 28 February 2016 (UTC)

Neutrality (or the lack thereof)Edit

The article includes statements like “It also did not help that Kulik personally despised tanks and armored vehicles altogether”. In “The Red Army and the Second World War” Alexander Hill directly contradicts this. When the article mentions Voroshilov shortly after it does seem to portray him in a much better/more neutral light. With statements like the one above and “His miserable performance resulted in him being replaced” being included in the article, with no explanation being provided on why he preformed that miserably, I don’t think it can be considered neutral. This is made worse by the near complete lack of citations in large parts of the article. I will delete some of the most POV statement (which aren’t supported by any source and are contradicted by my source on the subject) immediately. If you have a valid reason to want include them I will just copy-paste them back in. Dorromikhal (talk) 01:17, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

I deleted or edited the least neutral parts of the article. I would like for it for the rest of the article to be rewritten too. Before doing so I would like your opinion(s) on the matter. Dorromikhal (talk) 11:37, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

There is little good to say about Grigory Kulik as a military officer. Just because the article does not portray him in a neutral way does not mean that it is not being neutral. On Google Books is a description of Kulik's sycophant buffoonery in Roger Moorhouse's The Devil’s Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 ( — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:31, 13 February 2020 (UTC)

Irrelevant. When unsourced information is found directly contradicting a reliable source it is unreliable. Even if there happens to be someone else who also dislikes the subject. He’d you actually read my comments you would have know that was the problem, next time either post something relevant or nothing at all. NatriumGedrogt (talk) 11:05, 18 September 2020 (UTC)

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