The Foriegn Interventions, 1918-20.

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What was the worry of Russia's western allies when tsardom collapsed?
Whether the new regime would keep Russia in the war.
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What was the worry of the western allies if Russia made peace with Germany?
That vast German forces would be transferred from the eastern front to the western front.
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What two groups recieved funding or funded the war on both sides?
Lenin and the anti-war Bolsheviks were funded by Germany whilst the pro-war Provisional Government was funded by the Allies.
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What did the British Prime Minister David Lloyd George state about Bolshevism?
He declared that he was neither for nor against Bolshevism, but simply anti-German. He was willing to side with any group in Russia that would continue the war against Germany.
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What was evidence of a communist revolution in Europe?
The Spartacist Revolt in Germany January 1918, a short-lived Communist republic was established in Bavaria and in March 1919 in Hungary a Marxist government was set up under Bela Kun only to fall five months later.
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How did Britain intervene in Russia in 1918?
British land forces entered Transcaucasia in southern Russia and also occupied part of central Asia. British warships entered Russian Baltic waters and the Black Sea.
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How did France intervene in Russia?
French naval vessels joined the British in the Baltic waters and the Black Sea. They also established a major land base around the Black Sea port of Odessa.
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How did Japan intervene in Russia?
In April 1918, Japanese troops occupied Russia's far eastern port of Vladivostok.
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Who joined Japanese troops at Vladivostok four months later?
France, Britain, USA and Italy.
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What five countries crossed into Russia after troops joined Japan at Vladivostok?
Czech, Finnish, Lithuanian, Polish and Romanian.
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What did the western allies and Japan want to achieve by intervening in Russia?
Their own interests.
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What did eastern-European countries that intervened in Russia want to achieve?
Their separatist aim which went back to tsarist times of gaining independence from Russia.
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What countries gained independence from Russia until being taken over by Stalin in 1940?
Estonia, latvia and Lithuania.
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By when had all French and USA troops been withdrawn from Russia?
1919.
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By when had all western forces left Russia?
1920.
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Who was the only nation to remain in Russia for the duration of the Civil War until leaving in 1922?
Japan.
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