Russia 1921: Von Sternberg in Mongolia
While the Soviets battled the Green movement, White remnants were still at large in the east. One of the last major White generals was Baron Ungern von Sternberg, who invaded Mongolia with his Asian Cavalry Army.
3 Feb 1921 Ungern-Sternberg takes Urga, Mongolia▲
By February 1921, the Russian Civil War had turned decisively in the Soviets’ favor. In response, the hardline White Guard General, Baron Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, unilaterally invaded Outer Mongolia, with aspirations to restore the Mongol Empire.
25 Feb 1921 Socialist Conciliar Republic of Georgia▲
The Red Army of Soviet Russia enters Tbilisi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia. In their wake, the Revkom headed by Mamia Orakhelashvili and Shalva Eliava proclaims the overthrow of the Menshevik government, the dissolution of the Georgian National Army and People’s Guard, and the formation of the Socialist Conciliar Republic of Georgia.
Mar 1921 Okhotsk coast and eastern Yakutia revolt, reinforced by White general Bochkaryov▲
Okhotsk coast and eastern Yakutia revolt, reinforced by White general Bochkaryov
2 Mar 1921 Kronstadt Rebellion▲
Soviet sailors revoltat Kronstadt
16 Mar 1921 Treaty of Moscow▲
Soviet Russia and the Grand National Assembly of Turkey sign the Treaty of Brotherhood in Moscow, undertaking to establish friendly relations between the two internationally unrecognized countries after both came close to clashing over Armenia and Georgia. The Soviets recognize the Turkish claim to Kars, while the Turks recognize Batum as part of Soviet Georgia.
18 Mar 1921 Peace of Riga▲
Poland’s victory over the Soviet Union enabled them to annex large areas of what had been Belarus, Ukraine, and Lithuania.
18 Mar 1921 Ukrainian Socialist Conciliar Republic established▲
Ukrainian Socialist Conciliar Republic established
25 Mar 1921 Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic established▲
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic established