Northern Eurasia 1918: Civil War and the Execution of the Tsar
The Czechoslovak troops seized much of the Trans-Siberian Railway. With their support, anti-Bolshevik factions quickly gained power across Siberia. Simultaneously, disgruntled leftists rose up in Moscow and Yaroslavl, but were crushed after a few days.
7 Jun-25 Jul 1918 Seizure of Trans-Siberian Railway▲
The Czechoslovak Legion seized control of much of the Trans-Siberian Railroad, capturing Omsk, Samara, Syzran, and Vladivostok in June 1918; followed by Ufa, Irkutsk, and Yekaterinburg in July. By 25 July, they had linked the entire central section from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk. Wherever the Czechoslovaks gained power, they helped install White provisional governments.
25 Jun 1918 Lenin orders authorities in Murmansk to resist further Allied landings▲
Lenin orders authorities in Murmansk to resist further Allied landings
6 Jul 1918 Prov. Gov. of Vladivostok▲
Allied protectorate over Provisional Government of Vladivostok
6-7 Jul 1918 Left Social Revolutionary Party uprising against Bolsheviks▲
Left Social Revolutionary Party uprising against Bolsheviks
17 Jul 1918 Russian Imperial family executed in Yekaterinburg▲
Russian Imperial family executed in Yekaterinburg