Soviet-Japanese Peace Treaty

The Russian Civil War: The Green Phase

Russia 1925.012

Soviet-Japanese Peace Treaty

The Russian Civil War: The Bolsheviks against the Green Movement, Anarchists, and Japanese intervention (20 January 1925)

Historical Map of Russia & the former Soviet Union

On January 20, 1925, the Japanese finally signed a Peace Treaty with the Soviet Union and agreed to withdraw from North Sakhalin in exchange for mining concessions. Over the next months, the Soviets would suppress the remaining resistance in Siberia. After claiming about 15 million lives, the Russian Civil War was effectively at an end.

Main Events

Yakut-Tungus revolt leads to creation of All-Tungus Congress of Okhotsk Coast

Soviet Union forcibly removes 4 United States Inuit colonists from Wrangel Island

Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic

As part of the Soviet reorganization of former Russian Central Asia along ethnic lines, the Transcaspian Region and the Turkmen Oblast of the Turkestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic are merged to form the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic.

Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic

As part of the Soviet reorganization of former Russian Central Asia along ethnic lines, the Turkestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, the Bukharan People's Republic, and the Khorezm People's Republic are abolished and portions of their territory merged to form the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic.

Soviet-Japanese Peace Treaty

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