The Russian Civil War: The Green Phase
The Russian Civil War: The Bolsheviks against the Green Movement, Anarchists, and Japanese intervention (1 February 1921)
Historical Map of Russia and the former Soviet Union
On November 15, 1920, the remaining White forces in the west evacuated the Crimea. This marked a new phase in the Civil War as the alliance between the Bolsheviks and the other left wing parties collapsed. Many peasants, sailors, anarchists, and Social Revolutionaries now rose up against Communist oppression.