Russian Civil War

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Name 3 groups the whites were composed of
Monarchists, Kerenskyists, Land owners, Foreign countries, Czech LEgion, Other nationalist groups
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Who were the 'greens'?
A peasant army that fought pretty much indiscriminately against the whites and reds
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Who was in charge of the Red Military, and what did he have in order to help coordinate the effort
Trotsky, in a special armoured train
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Who were forcibly recruited into the red army as 'military advisors'? How many of them were there?
48,000 Ex-tsarist strategists
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Who became Commissar for Nationalities, and what was his role?
Stalin, who enacted various massacres against nationalist groups who were seen as a threat.
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How many more soldiers did the red army have in June 1920 compared with April 1919?
4.5million more
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How many party officials/commissars were in the army to enforce discipline?
180,000
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What did the Bolsheviks control that helped them greatly (2 things)
Moscow & Petrograd, and the railway network
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What was War Communism?
The policy that effectively gave the Red Army the right to loot peasant villages for food and resources
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What was the Cheka?
The Bolshevik secret police that hunted down anyone they saw as an enemy
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How many did they kill between 1917-1924?
>250,000 people
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