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The Bolsheviks were the red army. They fought against the white army. The white army was made up of the sailors from the former Russian navy along with other anti communist groups.

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Did the Western Powers supported the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War?

ANSWER No they didn't. They instead sent to Russia military forces which fought against the Bolsheviks.


Who were the Mensheviks?

During the Russian Revolution in the early 1900's, the Mensheviks (which translated in Russian means the smaller ones or the tinier group). The Mensheviks were the rich elite of Russia and they fought against the Bolsheviks or the larger ones. The Bolsheviks were the serfs and peasants which rose up against the rich elite, similar to the earlier French Revolution. The Bolsheviks made up most of the Russian population and eventually won the civil war raging on in Russia based on their large numbers.


Who lead the Bolsheviks in the Russian civil war?

Vladimir Lenin led the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War. Leon Trotsky was the leader of the Red Army, but was still under Lenin's command.


How did the Bolsheviks seize power during the Russian Civil War?

The Bolsheviks did not seize power during the Russian Civil War. They had already seized governmental power from the Provisional Government in 1917. The civil war is generally figured to have started in 1918. The Bolsheviks managed to retain their power, not seize it, by winning the civil war.


In the Russian Revolution of 1917 whom did the Bolsheviks defeat?

The Bolsheviks defeated the Provisional Government in the sense that it succeeded in overthrowing it in their favor. Later, after the Revolution, the Bolsheviks and their supporters defeated the White forces that were either loyal to the Tsar or to the Provisional Government or simply against the Bolsheviks; however that was in the Russian Civil War, not the Revolution. The Bolsheviks took advantage of the bad situation that Russia was in after the fall of Czar Nicholas.

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Did the Western Powers supported the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War?

ANSWER No they didn't. They instead sent to Russia military forces which fought against the Bolsheviks.


Who fought the Bolsheviks in the Russian civil war?

The Bolsheviks were the red army. They fought against the white army. The white army was made up of the sailors from the former Russian navy along with other anti communist groups.


Who were the Mensheviks?

During the Russian Revolution in the early 1900's, the Mensheviks (which translated in Russian means the smaller ones or the tinier group). The Mensheviks were the rich elite of Russia and they fought against the Bolsheviks or the larger ones. The Bolsheviks were the serfs and peasants which rose up against the rich elite, similar to the earlier French Revolution. The Bolsheviks made up most of the Russian population and eventually won the civil war raging on in Russia based on their large numbers.


What did the factions fight over during the Russian civil war?

The faction in the Russian Civil War fought for control of Russia after the Bolsheviks ousted the Provisional Government. The Red forces fought for one reason, which was to retain control once they had seized control of the country. The White Forces fought for various reasons. Some factions of the White Forces fought to oust the Bolsheviks and reinstate the tsarist monarchy. Some White Forces fought to oust the Bolsheviks and institute a constitutional democratic government. Some White Forces fought to oust the Bolsheviks and institute a military dictatorship. Then there were the Green Forces, which seem to be forgotten. They were anarchists, but not in the sense of a lawless society. They fought just to be left alone by any Russian government.


Who lead the Bolsheviks in the Russian civil war?

Vladimir Lenin led the Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War. Leon Trotsky was the leader of the Red Army, but was still under Lenin's command.


What part in the Russian civil war did the Bolsheviks play?

They were the RED Army.


Who participated in the civil war fought in Russia from 1918?

Bolsheviks and Mensheviks


How did the Bolsheviks seize power during the Russian Civil War?

The Bolsheviks did not seize power during the Russian Civil War. They had already seized governmental power from the Provisional Government in 1917. The civil war is generally figured to have started in 1918. The Bolsheviks managed to retain their power, not seize it, by winning the civil war.


In the Russian Revolution of 1917 whom did the Bolsheviks defeat?

The Bolsheviks defeated the Provisional Government in the sense that it succeeded in overthrowing it in their favor. Later, after the Revolution, the Bolsheviks and their supporters defeated the White forces that were either loyal to the Tsar or to the Provisional Government or simply against the Bolsheviks; however that was in the Russian Civil War, not the Revolution. The Bolsheviks took advantage of the bad situation that Russia was in after the fall of Czar Nicholas.


During the Russian Civil War Communists became known as?

Bolsheviks.


What two groups fought in the Russian Civil War?

The Bolshevik Party (or the Russian Communist Party) against suspected anticommunists know as Whites.


The civil war fought in Russia from 1918 to 1920 was between?

Bolsheviks and Mensheviks

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