To: RusIvan; spanalot; Tailgunner Joe; mutley
I accidentally sent a reply to RusIvan's post as private, here's his reply: Pushed on Russia by a civil war? Youre not making any sense now. A civil war, by definition, is a conflict fought by the factions of the same country.== Th ecountry was Russian Empire. The factions - the multinational Bolshevicks who were the mostly nonrussian citizens of RE. Opposite side: the nationalistic Russians and other anti-bolshevicks of the different nationalities of Empire..
Russians have got to be a weak bunch if they couldn't defeat this supposed group of "nonrussian citizens of RE". Besides, these people being citizens of the country have every right to be active in the state they live in. It were the russian tzars who annexed the lands were these non russian lived (ukraine, georgia, etc.).
posted on 07/30/2007 5:05:09 PM PDT
“It were the russian tzars who annexed the lands were these non russian lived (ukraine, georgia, etc.).”
Good post but Ukrainians did not have a significant presence within the Bolshevic movement. They were fighting the Bolshevics and the White Russians simultaneously.
posted on 07/30/2007 5:18:01 PM PDT
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