"Green" Revolts

The Russian Civil War: The Green Phase

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"Green" Revolts

The Russian Civil War: The Bolsheviks against the Green Movement, Anarchists, and Japanese intervention (1 February 1921)

Historical Map of Russia & 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.

Main Events

Antonov's revolt against Soviet Russia in the Tambov region begins

Bolsheviks and Young Bukharans overthrow Emir of Bukhara

Soviet Russia
recognizes Finnish

White Russian leader Wrangel flees Crimea

Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic established

Far Eastern Republic cedes Kamchatka to Soviet Russia

Peasant Union revolts against Soviet Russia in the Ekaterinburg-Kulunda Steppes and Ob region

Makhnovist operations
expand across Ukraine
and southern Russia

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